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Title The empire of disgust : prejudice, discrimination, and policy in India and the US / edited by Zoya Hasan, Aziz Z. Huq, Martha C. Nussbaum, Vidhu Verma.

Published New Delhi, India : Oxford University Press, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Law  KB 181.5 EMPI    DUE 28-10-19
Edition First edition.
Physical description xxvi, 408 pages ; 23 cm
Notes "... the University of Chicago's Delhi Centre for generously funding the conference at which these papers were originally presented ..."--Acknowledgements.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Dalit body: a reading for the Anthropocene / Dipesh Chakrabarty -- Stigma or red tape? Roadblocks in the use of affirmative action / Ashwini Deshpande -- Of big black bucks and golden-haired little girls: how fear of interracial sex informed Brown v. Board of Education and its resistance / Justin Driver -- Four types of racism / Emilio Comay del Junco -- A social location theory of gender: how gender borders create the category "woman" / Emily Dupree -- Gender and anti-discrimination laws in India: modesty, honour, and defiled bodies / Vidhu Verma -- Regulating retirement and wrinkles in an age of prejudice / Saul Levmore -- Ageing, stigma, and disgust / Martha Nussbaum -- Disgust or equality? Sexual orientation and Indian law / Martha Nussbaum -- Rule of disgust? Contemporary transgender rights discourse in India / Jeffrey A. Redding -- Combatting exclusions through law: rights of transgender people in India / H.R. Vasujith Ram -- Disability, exclusions and resistance: an Indian context / Anita Ghai -- Process of shaming: the limits of disability policy in India / Nandini Ghosh -- What is the case against Muslims? / Aziz Z. Huq -- Muslims and the politics of discrimination in India / Zoya Hasan -- Class and classification: the role of disgust in regulating social status / Laura Weinrib -- Point of discrimination law: securing the freedom to flourish / Tarunabh Khaitan -- Economic theories of discrimination: the positive and the normative / Richard H. McAdams.
Other formats Also available as an e-book.
Other author Hasan, Zoya, 1947- editor.
Huq, Aziz Z., editor.
Nussbaum, Martha Craven, 1947- editor.
Verma, Vidhu, 1961- editor.
University of Chicago. Delhi Centre, sponsoring body.
Subject Discrimination -- India -- Congresses.
Discrimination -- United States -- Congresses.
Marginality, Social -- India -- Congresses.
Marginality, Social -- United States -- Congresses.
Discrimination -- Law and legislation -- India -- Congresses.
Discrimination -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Congresses.
Conference papers and proceedings.
ISBN 9780199487837 (hardback)
0199487839 (hardback)
9780199093762 (eBook)
0199093768 (eBook)