Family, Gender, and Law in a Globalizing Middle East and South Asia
January 28, 2011
Ken Cuno B.A. ’72, an associate professor of history at the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign, co-edits this volume, which addresses the impact of colonialism on law, family, and gender relations; the role of religious politics in writing family law and the implications for gender relations; and the tension between international standards emerging from U.N. conferences and conventions as well as various nationalist projects.
Syracuse University Press, 2009. 308 pages. $34.