New Delhi, India : Oxford University Press, 2015.
xviii, 333 pages ; 23 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction / Daniela Berti and Devika Bordia '3 punishments for 3 mistakes' : negotiating between courts, police, and mediation in family law and family violence / Srimati Basu 'Pyar Kiya to Darna Kya' : on criminalizing love / Pratiksha Baxi Binding fictions : contradicting facts and judicial constraints in a narcotics case in Himachal Pradesh / Daniela Berti The 'secularism case' : prosecution of a Hindu activist before a quasi-judicial authority in the Nepal Tarai / Chiara Letizia A strong law for the weak : Dalit activism in a district court of Uttar Pradesh / Nicolas Jaoul Cultures of policing : Panchayat-police practices and the making of a criminal case / Devika Bordia 'The Devil's court!' The trial of 'Katta Panchayat' in Tamil Nadu / Zoé E. Headley From 'she-males' to 'unix' : transgender rights and the productive paradoxes of Pakistani policing / Jeffrey A. Redding From a comparative perspective : criminal cases involving South Asian people at French Assize courts / Véronique Bouillier.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
KNC983 .R44 2015
9780199456741 (hardback) 0199456747 (hardback)