Index
Afzal-Khan, Fawzia: on theater, 29
Agamben, Giorgio: on biopolitics,
194–95; on the Holocaust, 270 n.21;
on subjectivity and power, 271 n.34
Agarwal, Bina: on household, 100
Agency, 27, 47, 96, 130, 142, 144, 164,
187, 189, 213, 216; of prostitutes,
131–34, 144; of women as workers,
170–73
Age of Consent Act, 61–63
Agnes, Flavia: on gender justice, 158–
59; on laws relating to women, xi, 32;
on women and religious identity, 159
Agra Protective Home, 252 nn.20 and
21, 256 n.51, 258 n.13
Alexander, Jacqui: on consent, 246
n.24; on Sexual O√ences Bill, 63
All India Democratic Women’s Asso-
ciation (aidwa), 45, 59, 158, 264
n.10
All India Women’s Conference, 157
Ameena, 5, 36, 100, 162, 166, 213, 217;
as ‘‘case,’’ 50–54; and child marriage,
41–42, 43, 61–69; controversy over
custody of, 44–47, 48, 56–60;
follow-up of case, 245 n.19; and
Muslim husband of, 43–44, 45, 47,
54–55
Amin, Shahid: on ‘‘approver,’’ 274 n.8
Amnesty, 222, 227, 229, 230, 277–78
n.32
Amniocentesis, 90, 178
Anti-Enlightenment. See
Enlightenment
Anti-modernity. See Modernity
Anti-statism, 31, 33, 160; movement of,
215
Anveshi Law Committee, 159–61
Arendt, Hannah: on the ‘‘exemplar,’’ 53
Asad, Talal: on universal rights, 69, 248
n.41
Athreya, Venkatesh: on female infan-
ticide in Tamilnadu, 179–81, 191,
208; on government initiatives
against female infanticide, 201–2. See
also Chunkath, S. R.
Atwood, Margaret: Handmaid’s Tale, 211
Babri Masjid, 5, 48, 49, 153
Baldwin, Margaret: on prostitution,
118, 132–33, 136, 138, 145, 148
Balibar, Etienne: on parity, 14, 22
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