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5. “A Ravished Justice: Half a Century of Judicial Discourse on Rape” in K. Kannabiran and V. Kannabiran. De-Eroticising Assault: Essays on Modesty, Honour and Power, Kolkata, Stree, 2002. Pp. 104-169.
6. “South India” in Women and Governance in South Asia: Reimagining the State", edited by Y. Tambiah, Colombo: International Centre for Ethnic Studies, 2002, pp. 345-420.
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13. “Sexual Assault and the Law”, in K. Kannabiran and R. Singh ed., Challenging the Rule(s) of Law: Colonialism, Criminology and Human Rights in India, New Delhi: Sage, 2008. Pp. 78-120.
14. “The Contexts of Criminology: A Brief Restatement,” in K. Kannabiran and R. Singh ed., Challenging the Rule(s) of Law: Colonialism, Criminology and Human Rights in India, New Delhi: Sage, 2008. Pp. 451-476.
15. “Negotiating Peace: Feminist Reflections”, in P. Banerjee ed. Women’s Movements for Peace. South Asian Peace Studies Series, Volume III. New Delhi: Sage, 2008.
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18. “Violence and its Habitations in India”, in K. Kannabiran, ed. Violence Studies. (Oxford India Studies in Contemporary Society), Delhi: Oxford University Press. 2016. Pp. 1-57.
19. “Disabilities and Higher Education: An Investigation of University Spaces in Select States and Central Universities in India.” India Higher Education Report, National University of Educational Planning and Administration, Delhi. 2017. Co-author S. Vinayan.
20. "To bounce like a ball that has been hit’: Feminist Explorations of the Family” in Re-presenting Feminist Methodologies: Interdisciplinary Explorations, edited by K. Kannabiran and P. Swaminathan, New Delhi: Routledge, 2017. Pp. 49-73.
21. “Violence against Women in Telangana: Incidence and Institutional Mechanisms for Redress,” in K. Kannabiran, P. Swaminathan, J. Jeyaranjan, eds. Telangana Social Development Report 2018: Gender, Access and Well Being, Hyderabad: Council for Social Development, 2018. Pp. 169-208.
22. “India”, in M. Afkhami, Y. Ertürk, A. Mayer eds. Feminist Activism, Family Law and Violence against Women: International Perspectives. New York: Routledge, 2019. Pp. 51-70.
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23. “Feminist Futures and Ideas of Justice for India,” in A.S. Rathore and A. Nandy eds. Vision for a Nation: Paths and Perspectives. New Delhi: Penguin Random House, 2019.
24. “Constitutional Morality and the Imagination of Justice,” in B. Narayan and KN Bhatt eds. Mapping Social Gaze: A Discourse on Culture and Democracy (Govind Ballabh Pant Memorial Lecture Series- I). New Delhi: Vani Book Company, 2019. Pp. 13-38.
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26. “Insurgent Realisms and Ideas of Justice in India: Imagining The ‘Corruption Complex’ Through Law and Literature,” in Discourses on Corruption: Interdisciplinary and Intercultural Perspectives. Co-edited by K. Kannabiran, B. Hollstein, F. Hoffmann, New Delhi: Sage/Spectrum Publications, 2021. Pp. 243-278.
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31. “Denotified Tribes”, in S. Jodhka and J. Naudet, eds., Oxford Handbook on Caste. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2023. Pp. 554-568.
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34. “Citizenship as Intimate Belonging: Ansari Begum and the Grandmothers of Shaheen Bagh”, in B. Siim and P. Stolz eds. Handbook of Gender and Citizenship from Intersectional and Transnational Perspectives. Palgrave Macmillan. In press.
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