The essays in Erotic Justice tackle the ways that legislations has been implicated in modern debates facing sexuality, tradition and `different' matters - together with ladies, sexual minorities, Muslims and the transnational migrant. legislation is analyzed as a discursive terrain, the place those various matters are excluded or integrated within the postcolonial current on phrases which are akin to the colonial come upon and its therapy of distinction.
Bringing a postcolonial feminist criminal research to her dialogue, Kapur is relentless in her opinions on how colonial discourses, cultural essentialism, and sufferer rhetoric are reproduced in common, liberal initiatives akin to human rights and foreign legislation, in addition to within the felony legislation of sexuality and tradition in a postcolonial context. Drawing her examples from postcolonial India, Ratna Kapur demonstrates the theoretical and disruptive percentages that the postcolonial topic brings to overseas legislation, human rights, and family law. within the approach, demanding situations are provided to the political and theoretical structures of the country, sexuality, cultural authenticity, and women's subjectivity.
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