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Disputed Legacies : The Pakistan Papers - (Hardcover)

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Offering vital new perspectives on the role of sexual violence as a weapon of war in Pakistan, Disputed Legacies examines the situations that arise when secular law comes into conflict with traditional practice and belief and how this directly affects policy, pedagogy, and medical practice. Focusing specifically on Pakistan, a country with a long history of internal and external conflict, the contributors to this volume trace the often troubled interaction between the state and its female citizens and examine the ingrained and pervasive structures and social systems that enable impunity for perpetrators of sexual violence to gain strength.
Disputed Legacies is part of the Sexual Violence and Impunity in South Asia series, which brings together a vast body of knowledge on this important—yet suppressed—subject. It will be essential reading for scholars of women’s studies and sexual violence.
Number of Pages: 360
Genre: Social Science
Sub-Genre: Gender Studies
Series Title: Zubaan Series on Sexual Violence and Impunity in South Asia
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
Language: English
Street Date: April 15, 2019
TCIN: 51768461
UPC: 9789385932090
Item Number (DPCI): 248-32-7325
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