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Religion and law in independent India / edited by Robert D. Baird.

Contributor(s): Baird, Robert D, 1933-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: BL2015.L38 R45 2005Publication: New Delhi : Manohar, 2005Edition: 2nd enl. ed.Description: xi, 518 p.ISBN: 8173045887; 9788173045882.Subject(s): Religion and law -- India | Religion and law | Religion and state -- India
Contents:
Religion and law in India : adjusting to the sacred as secular / Robert D. Baird -- Religion and secularism under the Indian Constitution / P.N. Bhagwati -- India's Constitution and traditional presuppositions regarding human nature / Harold G. Coward -- On defining "Hinduism" as a religious and legal category / Robert D. Baird -- Mandal, Mandir, Masjid : the citizen as endangered species in independent India / Gerald J. Larson -- Muslim personal law and political identity in independent India / Gregory C. Kozlowski -- Interaction of Islam and public law in independent India / Tahir Mahmood -- Shah Bano case : some political implications / Kavita R. Khory -- Sikhs and the law : a century of conflict over identity and authority / N. Gerald Barrier -- Personal laws or a uniform civil code? / John H. Mansfield -- Religion, politics and law in contemporary India : judicial doctrine in critical perspective / V.S. Rekhi -- Women, children and the Constitution : hostages to religion, outcaste by law / Vasudha Dhagamwar -- Devadasi reform : driving the priestesses or the prostitutes out of Hindu temples? / Kay K. Jordan -- Renunciation and law in India / Vasudha Narayanan -- Auroville and the courts in India : religion and secular / Robert N. Minor -- To convert or not to convert : legal and political dimensions of conversion in independent India / Ronald W. Neufeldt -- Conflict in the courts : caste and religious conversion in the Indian secular state / Robert J. Stephens -- How not to be a Hindu : the case of the Ramakrishna Mission / Brian K. Smith -- Recognition and legislation of private religious endowments in Indian law / Michael C. Baltutis -- Persistent disjunction : parallel realms of law in India / Richard W. Lariviere -- Reflections on law and meaningfulness in a North Indian Hindu village / Jonathan M. Lindsay, Richard Gordon.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Religion and law in India : adjusting to the sacred as secular / Robert D. Baird -- Religion and secularism under the Indian Constitution / P.N. Bhagwati -- India's Constitution and traditional presuppositions regarding human nature / Harold G. Coward -- On defining "Hinduism" as a religious and legal category / Robert D. Baird -- Mandal, Mandir, Masjid : the citizen as endangered species in independent India / Gerald J. Larson -- Muslim personal law and political identity in independent India / Gregory C. Kozlowski -- Interaction of Islam and public law in independent India / Tahir Mahmood -- Shah Bano case : some political implications / Kavita R. Khory -- Sikhs and the law : a century of conflict over identity and authority / N. Gerald Barrier -- Personal laws or a uniform civil code? / John H. Mansfield -- Religion, politics and law in contemporary India : judicial doctrine in critical perspective / V.S. Rekhi -- Women, children and the Constitution : hostages to religion, outcaste by law / Vasudha Dhagamwar -- Devadasi reform : driving the priestesses or the prostitutes out of Hindu temples? / Kay K. Jordan -- Renunciation and law in India / Vasudha Narayanan -- Auroville and the courts in India : religion and secular / Robert N. Minor -- To convert or not to convert : legal and political dimensions of conversion in independent India / Ronald W. Neufeldt -- Conflict in the courts : caste and religious conversion in the Indian secular state / Robert J. Stephens -- How not to be a Hindu : the case of the Ramakrishna Mission / Brian K. Smith -- Recognition and legislation of private religious endowments in Indian law / Michael C. Baltutis -- Persistent disjunction : parallel realms of law in India / Richard W. Lariviere -- Reflections on law and meaningfulness in a North Indian Hindu village / Jonathan M. Lindsay, Richard Gordon.

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