Hindu law : beyond tradition and modernity / Werner F. Menski.
By: Menski, Werner.Material type: TextPublisher: New Delhi ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008Description: xxii, 648 p. 24 cm.ISBN: 9780195699210 (pbk.); 0195699211 (pbk.).Subject(s): Hindu lawDDC classification: 340.5254 Online resources: WorldCat Details
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Originally published in 2003.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -639) and index.
Table of contents PART I: HISTORICAL AND CONCEPTUAL BACKGROUND; PART II: SUBSTANTIVE HINDU LAW BEYOND TRADITION AND MODERNITY; PART III: CONCLUDING ANALYSIS
This book contends that contrary to those who proclaimed it dead, Hindu law remains a complex living system that has reached a condition of postmodernity and that, along with Hindu custom and cultural concepts, it continues to play an integral role in legal developments today.