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  • 14/07/2009

Gender Discrimination in Land Ownership
edited by Prem Chowdhry, Sage Publications, Delhi, Rs 795

Customs and practices, Shastric prescriptions and Muslim personal laws made their way into colonial laws and got consolidated in the post-colonial period through various Union, state and concurrent laws.They placed fetters on women owning land. This volume analyses the different degrees of discrimination meted out to women by the country

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