Ratna Kapur

School of Law, Queen Mary University of London

Visiting Professor of Law

Mile End Road

London, E1 4NS

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

Women and Poverty in India: Law and Social Change

Canadian Journal of Women and the Law, Vol. 6, p. 278, 1993
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Aug 2008
Brenda Cossman and Ratna Kapur
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and School of Law, Queen Mary University of London
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Secularism's Last Sigh?: The Hindu Right, the Courts, and India's Struggle for Democracy

Harvard International Law Journal, Vol. 38, No. 1, p. 113, 1997
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 04 Oct 2008
Brenda Cossman and Ratna Kapur
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and School of Law, Queen Mary University of London
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Hegemony, Coercion, and Their Teeth-Grinding Harmony: A Commentary on Power, Culture, and Sexuality in Franco's Spain

University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform, Vol. 33, No. 3, 2000, Michigan Journal of Race & Law, Vol. 5, No. 995, 2000
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Jun 2007
Tayyab Mahmud and Ratna Kapur
Seattle University School of Law - Center for Global Justice and School of Law, Queen Mary University of London
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Franco's Spain, hegemony, Gramsci, Althusser, Foucault, queer theory, racing, subaltern, bio-power, governmentality

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Re-Orienting Law and Sexuality

Cleveland State Law Review, Vol. 48, No. 1, 2000
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 Jul 2009
Ratna Kapur and Tayyab Mahmud
School of Law, Queen Mary University of London and Seattle University School of Law - Center for Global Justice
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Sexuality, law, subaltern, identity, critical theory

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Book Review: Ben Golder, Foucault and the Politics of Rights

University of New South Wales Law Journal, Vol. 39, No. 4, 2016
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 23 Dec 2016
Ratna Kapur
School of Law, Queen Mary University of London
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Foucault, human rights, liberalism, counter-conduct rights, postcolonial, critical theory

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Book Reviews

Journal of Law and Society, Vol. 32, No. 2, pp. 317-343, June 2005
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Aug 2005
School of Law, Queen Mary University of London, Cardiff University - Cardiff Law School, London School of Economics - Law Department and University College, Galway (UCG) - Faculty of Law
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In the Aftermath of Critique We are not in Epistemic Free Fall: Human Rights, the Subaltern Subject, and Non-Liberal Search for Freedom and Happiness

25 (1) Law and Critique 25-45 (2014)
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2016
Ratna Kapur
School of Law, Queen Mary University of London

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A Leap of Faith: The Construction of Hindu Majoritarianism in Secular Law

113 (1) South Atlantic Quarterly 109-128 (2014)
Posted: 28 Feb 2014
Ratna Kapur
School of Law, Queen Mary University of London

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'Un-Veiling Equality: Disciplining the 'Other' Woman Through Human Rights Discourse' - Islamic and International Law: Searching for Common Ground

in Mark Ellis, Anver Emon (eds.), Islam and International Law: Searching for Common Ground (Oxford University Press) 2012
Posted: 19 Jun 2013
Ratna Kapur
School of Law, Queen Mary University of London

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Hecklers to Power? The Waning of Liberal Rights and Challenges to Feminism in South Asia

in Ania Loomba and Ritty Lukose, eds., South Asian Feminisms 333-355 (Duke University Press) 2012
Posted: 19 Jun 2013
Ratna Kapur
School of Law, Queen Mary University of London

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De-Radicalising the Rights Claims of Sexual Subalterns Through 'Tolerance'

in Kim Brooks and Robert Leckey, eds., Queer Empire: Comparative Theory (New York: Routledge) 2010
Posted: 19 Jun 2013
Ratna Kapur
School of Law, Queen Mary University of London

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Human Rights in the 21st Century: Taking a Walk on the Dark Side

28:4 Sydney Law Review 665-687 (2006)
Posted: 19 Jun 2013
Ratna Kapur
School of Law, Queen Mary University of London

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The Citizen and the Migrant: Postcolonial Anxieties, Law, and the Politics of Exclusion/Inclusion

Theoretical Inquiries in Law, 8:2 pp. 537-570 (2007)
Posted: 19 Jun 2013
Ratna Kapur
School of Law, Queen Mary University of London

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Pink Chaddis and Slutwalk Couture: The Postcolonial Politics of Feminism Lite

Feminist Legal Studies, Vol. 20, No. 1, 2012
Posted: 18 Jun 2013
Ratna Kapur
School of Law, Queen Mary University of London

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SlutWalk, Pink Chaddi, Consumer Agency, dominance feminism, feminist critique, Postcolonial India, Feminist Legal Advocacy, feminism 'lite'

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The Tragedy of Victimization Rhetoric: Resurrecting the Native Subject in International/Postcolonial Feminist Legal Politics

Harvard Human Rights Law Journal, Vol. 15, p. 1, 2002
Posted: 17 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2013
Ratna Kapur
School of Law, Queen Mary University of London

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Victimization, cultural essentialism, gender essentialism, trafficking, beauty queens, peripheral subjects, human rights, violence against women, authenticity, nationalism, dowry murders, honour killings, sati, subaltern, women's rights, feminism

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Travel Plans: Border Crossings and the Rights of Transnational Migrants

Harvard Human Rights Journal, Vol. 18, p. 107, 2005
Posted: 17 Aug 2005
Ratna Kapur
School of Law, Queen Mary University of London

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Transnational migrants, assimilation, difference, the 'Other', natural, cultural 'Other', human rights, migration, cross-border movements, trafficking, immigration, terrorism, dangerous, civilization, uncivilized, barbaric, passive, victim

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Un-Veiling Women's Rights in the 'War on Terrorism'

Duke Journal of Gender Law and Policy, Vol. 9, p. 211, 2002
Posted: 17 Aug 2005
Ratna Kapur
School of Law, Queen Mary University of London

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Veil, September 11, Afghanistan, war on terrorism, women's human rights, Muslim women, religion, liberation, civilization, Islam, women's rights, imperialism