Daughters’ inheritance, legal pluralism, and governance in Pakistan

  title={Daughters’ inheritance, legal pluralism, and governance in Pakistan},
  author={Livia Holden and Azam Chaudhary},
  journal={The Journal of Legal Pluralism and Unofficial Law},
  pages={104 - 123}
This paper explores social actors’ arguments regarding daughters’ inheritance, their use in court, and the implications of legal pluralism on governance in Pakistan. It scrutinizes the notion of custom, non-state law, and positive law as crucial dynamics that shed light on the ways social actors make sense of power and governance. In Foucauldian terms, this paper deals with the formation of statements – their temporalization and their becoming but in particular sheds light on the potential… 
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