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Feminism's Estrangement: Critical Reflections on Feminist Engagements with Law in India
(Oxford University Press, 2015-10-01)
In this chapter, I discuss some of the tensions that have plagued feminism and feminist engagements with law in India. I unpack the existential crisis that has seized contemporary feminism and explore the possible ways to ...
"Unruly Desires: Gay Governance and the Makeover of Sexuality in Postcolonial India"
(Taylor and Francis, 2015-05-15)
This chapter analyses whether queer desire has been liberated from the postcolonial closet and, if so, how the processes of the market and law have combined to bring about the emergence and legibility of queer desire and ...
The Colonial Debris of Bandung :Facilitating the Rise of the Hindu Right in India
(Cambridge University Press, 2017-11)
I unpack how Bandung’s embrace of a postcolonial nationalist project that prioritized the form of the modern nation-state unleashed a deeply conservative force in India, laying bear the dark side of the ostensibly progressive ...
Book Review: Pluralism and Democracy in India: Debating the Hindu Right edited by Wendy Doniger and Martha Nussbaum
(Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2016-11-11)
Subversive sites 20 years later: Rethinking feminist engagements with law
(Taylor & Francis, 2019-03-13)
© 2018 Australian Feminist Law Journal Inc. In this article, we revisit our co-authored book, Subversive Sites. We explore both what we might have done differently with explicit attention to postcolonial theory, queer ...
Gender Equality : Constitutional Challenges and Competing Discourses
(Oxford University Press, 2016-03-24)
In this essay I address the issue of equality in the context of postcolonial India and some of the structural and normative obstacles encountered by women when bringing constitutional challenges in the bid for greater ...
Ask a Feminist: Gender and the Rise of the Global Right
(Chicago University Press, 2019-03-01)
Introduction: Gender and the Rise of the Global Right
(University of Chicago Press, 2019-03-01)
Secularism's Others: The legal regulation of religion and hierarchy of citizenship
(Edward Elgar Publishers, 2019-12-13)
The chapter sets out two contrasting models of secularism – one that is based on equal treatment of religion and the other which is based on complete separation between religion and the state. I demonstrate how these ...