Dowry murder : the imperial origins of a cultural crime /

The Hindu custom of dowry has long been blamed for the murder of wives and female infants in India. In this highly provocative book, Veena Oldenburg argues that these killings are neither about dowry nor reflective of an Indian culture or caste system that encourages violence against women. Rather,...

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Main Author: Oldenburg, Veena Talwar, (Author)
Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published:Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
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