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Law Like Love: Queer Perspectives On Law

3.29  ·  Rating Details ·  7 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Contributed articles: with reference to India.
590 pages
Published 2011 by Yoda Press
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Daniel Lowen
Feb 11, 2012 Daniel Lowen rated it it was ok
this is a series of essays from multiple perspectives on the history of queer life & law in India, published to meet the second anniversary of the 2009 Delhi High Court ruling that decriminalized homosexual sex in the privacy of one's home.

got about 2/3 through and ran out of steam. some essays excellent, but some meander and the writing can be turgid or just plain bad. a lot of academic jargon sometimes is a cover for having not much to say. the editors were in a hurry and it shows. it's a
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Arpita Das
Jun 30, 2013 Arpita Das rated it liked it
A comprehensive look through its many essays at the multiple aspects of being queer in India in terms of the law. The book was published in the year that the anti-homosexuality law in India was finally modified and read down. Many of the contributors played an active role in bringing the case to the courts. This is a must-read.
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