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Groundbreaking theoretical and legal approaches to resolving conflicts between gender equality and cultural practices

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright Page
  2. pp. ii-vii
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. viii-ix
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. x-xii
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  1. Introduction: Theorizing Conflicts between Women’s Rights and Religious Laws
  2. pp. xiv-xxxvii
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  1. Part I: The Ethics of Recognizing Religious Family Law in Secular Societies
  2. p. 1
  1. 1 | Principles or Compromises: Accommodating Gender Equality and Religious Freedom in Multicultural Societies
  2. pp. 3-37
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  1. 2 | Privatizing Diversity: A Cautionary Tale from Religious Arbitration in Family Law
  2. pp. 38-75
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  1. 3 | Marriage Pluralism, Family Law Jurisdiction, and Sex Equality in the United States
  2. pp. 76-115
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  1. Part Two: Exploring the Intersections of Civil and Religious Laws
  2. p. 117
  1. 4 | From Religious “Right” to Civil “Wrong”: Using Israeli Tort Law to Unravel the Knots of Gender, Equality, and Jewish Divorce
  2. pp. 119-135
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  1. 5 | Flirting with God in Western Secular Courts: Mahr in the West
  2. pp. 136-163
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  1. 6 | Muslim Family Law in South Africa: Conflating the Right to Religion with the Privileging of Religion?
  2. pp. 164-189
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  1. 7 | Recognition of Polygamous Marriages in the New South Africa
  2. pp. 190-210
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  1. Part Three: Narratives of Innovative Law Reform
  2. p. 211
  1. 8 | Women, Resources, and Changing the Religious System: A Case Study of the Orthodox Jewish Wedding Ritual
  2. pp. 213-240
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  1. 9 | The Yoetzet Halakhah: Avoiding Conflict While Instituting Change
  2. pp. 241-266
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  1. 10 | The Temple for Women Initiates Project: A Framework for Culturally Meaningful Feminist Expression in Rural Areas
  2. pp. 267-292
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  1. List of Contributors
  2. pp. 293-297
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 299-308
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781611683271
Related ISBN
9781611683257
MARC Record
OCLC
823388684
Launched on MUSE
2013-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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