Interacting Legal Orders and Child Marriages in India.


  
Abstract

The article studies the complex interactions of legal orders, cultures and child marriages (CM) in India. It offers a background on the basic aspects of Indian family law (IFL) and the evolution of Indian law on CM along with the accompanying different kinds of cultural legitimization. It explores the nature of Hindu law and Hindu marriage with respect to modernity and tradition. It also illustrates how modernization and globalization affected the modern IFL. 

Source
American University Journal of Gender Social Policyand Law 19, no. 2 (2011): 529-547.
Author

Domenico Francavilla

Country

INDIA

Contact Details

mchamp@wcl.american.edu.

Year Of Publication

2001