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Menski, Werner Publications list (last updated 20/07/2012).

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Authored Books

 

Menski, Werner (2006) Comparative Law in a Global Context: The Legal Systems of Asia and Africa. Third edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Menski, Werner (2003) Hindu Law: Beyond Tradition and Modernity. New Delhi: Oxford University Press.

Menski, Werner (2000) Modern Indian Family Law. Richmont: Curzon Press.

Menski, Werner, Alam, Rafay and Raza, Mehreen K (2000) Public interest in litigation in Pakistan. Karachi and London: Pakistan Law House and Platinium.

Pearl, David and Menski, Werner (1998) Muslim Family Law. Third edition. London: Sweet & Maxwell.

 

 

Edited Books

 

Shah, Prakash and Menski, Werner, eds. (2006) Migration, diasporas and legal systems in Europe. London and New York: Routledge-Cavendish.

Menski, Werner and Chanda, Biswajit, eds. (2005) Cancer of Extremism in Bangladesh. Proceedings of the European Human Rights Conference on Bangladesh: Extremism, Intolerance & Violence. London: Centre for Ethnic Minority Studies, SOAS and Bangladesh Conference Steering Committee.

Menski, Werner, ed. (1999) South Asians and The Dowry Problem. New Delhi: Vistaar.

Menski, Werner, ed. (1998) South Asians and The Dowry Problem. Stoke on Trent: Trentham Books.

Menski, Werner, ed. (1995) Coping with 1997. The reaction of the Hong Kong people to the transfer of power. Stoke on Trent: Trentham Books.

 

 

 

Book Chapters

 

Menski, Werner (2012) ‘Jürgen Habermas: Post-conflict reconstruction, non-hegemonic modernity, discourse about spaces and the role of religion’. In: Pradip Basu (ed.) Modern social thinkers. Kolkata: Setu Prakashani, 2012, pp. 180-198.

Menski, Werner (2012) ‘The uniform civil code debate in Indian law: New developments and changing agenda’'. In Malcolm McLaren (ed.) The many faces of India. Law and politics of the subcontinent. New Delhi: Samskriti, 2012, pp. 136-82.

Menski, Werner (2012) ‘Plural worlds of law and the search for living law’. In Werner Gephart (ed.) Rechtsanalyse als Kulturforschung. Frankfurt am Main: Vittorio Klostermann, 2012, pp. 71-88.

Menski, Werner (2012) ‘Ancient and modern boundary crossings between personal laws and civil law incomposite India’. In Joel A. Nichols (ed.) Marriage and divorce in a multiculturalcontext: Multi-tiered marriage and the boundaries of civil law and religion. NewYork: Cambridge University Press, pp. 219-52.

Menski, Werner (2012) ‘Hinduism and human rights’. In John Witte, Jr. and M. Christian Green (eds.)Religion and human rights. An introduction. New York: Oxford University Press,2012, pp. 71-86.

Menski, Werner (2011) ‘Flying kites in Africa: Legal pluralism in a plural world’. In Oliver C. Ruppel andGerd Winter (eds.) Recht von innen: Rechtspluralismus in Afrika und anderswo. Justice from within: Legal pluralism in Africa and beyond. Festschrift Manfred O. Hinz anlässlich seines 75. Geburtstages. Liber amicorum Manfred O. Hinz in celebration of his 75th birthday. Hamburg: Verlag Dr. Kovač, 2011, pp. 141-57.

Menski, Werner (2011) ‘Islamic law in British courts: Do we not know or do we not want to know?’ In: JaneMair and Esin Őrűcű (eds.) The place of religion in family law: A comparative search. Mortsel: Intersentia, 2011, pp. 15-36.

Menski, Werner and Brown, Jeremy (2011) 'Commented Jaina law case list post- C.R. Jain (1942).' In: Flügel, Peter, (ed.), Jaina Law and Society. London & New York: Routledge. (Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies) (In Press)

Menski, Werner (2011) 'Life and Law: Advocacy and Expert Witnessing in the UK.' In: Holden, Livia, (ed.), Cultural Expertise and Litigation: Patterns, Conflicts, Narratives. London & New York: Routledge. (In Press)

Menski, Werner (2010) 'Assessing communal conflicts and the rise of the Hindu fascism in India.' In: Bloed, Arie andHofmann, Rainer and Marko, Joseph and Mayall, James and Packer, John and Åkermark, Sia Spiliopoulou and Weller, Marc, (eds.), Issue(s) of the European Yearbook on Minority Issues with special focus on South Asia. Bolzano/Bozen: EURAC, pp. 179-210.

Menski, Werner (2010) 'Monsters, legal pluralism and human rights in Africa.' In: Hinz, Manfred and Mapaure, Clever, (eds.), In Search of justice and peace. Traditional and informal justice systems in Africa. Windhoek: Namibia Scientific Society. pp. (443-56).

Menski, Werner (2010) 'Law, state and culture: How countries accommodate religious, cultural and ethnic diversity. The British and Indian experiences.' In: Foblets, Marie-Claire and Gaudreault-Desbiens , Jean-François and Renteln , Alison Dundes, (eds.), Cultural diversity and the law. State responses from around the world. Brussels: Bruylant and Ėditions Yvon Blais, pp. 403-446.

Menski, Werner (2010) 'Ancient boundary crossings and defective memories: Lessons from pluralistic interactions between personal laws and civil law in composite India.' In: Nichols, Joel A., (ed.), Marriage and divorce in a multicultural context: Reconsidering the boundaries of civil law and religion. New York: Cambridge University Press. (Forthcoming)

Menski, Werner (2009) 'Indian secular pluralism and its relevance for Europe.' In: Grillo, Ralph and Ballard, Roger andFerrari, Alessandro and Hoekema, André and Maussen, Marcel and Shah , Prakash, (eds.), Legal practice and cultural diversity. Aldershot: Ashgate, pp. 31-48.

Menski, Werner (2008) 'Diritto matrimoniale inglese e legge musulmana.' In: Ferrari , Allessandro, (ed.), Islam in Europa/Islam in Italia. Tra diritto e società. Bologna: Il Mulino, pp. 129-146.

Menski, Werner (2008) 'Hindu law.' In: Cane, Peter and Conaghan, Joanne and Walker, David M., (eds.), The New Oxford Companion to Law. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 531-533.

Menski, Werner (2008) 'Law, religion and culture in multi-cultural Britain.' In: Mehdi, Rubya and Petersen, Hanne andReenberg Sand , Erik and Woodman , Gordon R., (eds.), Law and religion in multicultural societies. Copenhagen: DJØF Publishing, pp. 43-62. (Religion i det 21. århundrede, nr. 23)

 

Menski, Werner (2007) 'Beyond Europe.' In: Orucu, E. and Nelken, D., (eds.), Comparative Law. A Handbook. Hart Publishing, pp. 189-216.

Menski, Werner (2007) 'Hinduizm.' In: Morgan, Peggy and Lawton , Clive, (eds.), Problemy etyczne w tradycjach sześciu religii. Hinduizm, buddyzm, sikhizm, judaizm, chrześcijaństwo, islam (Polish translation of the first edition of Ethical issues in six religious traditions). Warszawa: Instytut Wydawniczy Pax, pp. 27-98.

Menski, Werner (2007) ‘Hinduism’. In: Morgan, Peggy and Clive A. Lawton (eds.) Ethical issues in six religious traditions. 2nd ed. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, pp. 1-60.

 

Menski, Werner (2007) 'Law, religion and South Asians in diaspora.' In: Hinnells, John R., (ed.), Religious reconstruction in the South Asian diasporas: From one generation to another. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 243-64. (Migration, minorities and citizenship)

Menski, Werner (2006) 'Rethinking Legal Theory in the Light of South-North Migration.' In: Menski, W. and Shah, P., (eds.), Migration, Diasporas and Legal Systems in Europe. Routledge Cavendish, pp. 13-28.

Menski, Werner (2006) 'Jaina law as an unofficial legal system.' In: Fluegel, Peter, (ed.), Studies in Jaina History and Culture: Disputes and Dialogues. London: Routledge, pp. 417-35. (Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies)

Menski, Werner (2003) 'Can the Duty not to Talk about Dharma be conducive to Justice?' In: Sathe, P. S. (ed.), Liberty, Equality and Justice: Struggles for a New Social Order. Eastern Book Company (India), pp. 233-46.

Menski, Werner (2002) 'Hindu law as a 'religious'system.' In: Huxley, A, (ed.), Religion, law and tradition. Comparative studies in religious law. RoutledgeCurzon (UK), pp. 108-26.

Menski, Werner (2002) 'Hinduism.' In: Levinson, D, (ed.), Encyclopaedia of crime and punishment. Sage (US, UK & India), pp. 827-31.

Menski, Werner (2001) 'Chameleons and dodgy lawyers: Reflections on Asians in Britain and thei legal reconstruction of the universe.' In: Crawley, W, (ed.), Britian India and the diaspora: Changing social and historiographical perceptions (Indo British Review Millennium Edition 2001). Chennai, pp. 137-160.

Menski, Werner (2000) 'Muslim law in Britain.' In: Koga, M and Naito, M and Hamaguchi, T, (eds.), From migrant to citizen: South Asian communities overseas. Institute for the Study of Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa (Tokyo), pp. 294-318.

Menski, Werner (2000) 'Introductory overview of public interest litigation in Pakistan: Past and Future [and] Public interest litigation: A strategy for the future. The Fourth Cornelius Memorial Lecture [and] Research bibliography on public interest litigation.' In: Menski, W and Alam, R and Raza, M, (eds.), Public Interest litigation in Pakistan. Platinium (London)/ Pakistan Law House (Karachi), 1-21 [and] 106-32 [and] 155-67.

Menski, Werner (2000) 'From imperial domination to bhaji on the beach: Fifty years of South Asian laws at SOAS.' In:Edge, Ian, (ed.), Comparative law in global perspective. Ardsley, New York: Transnational Publishers, pp. 121-44.

Menski, Werner (1999) 'South Asian women in Britain, family integrity and the primary purpose rule.' In: Barot, Rohit and Bradley , Harriet and Fenton, Steve (eds.), Ethnicity, gender and social change. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 81-98.

Menski, Werner and Shah, Prakash (1999) 'Cross-cultural conflicts of marriage and divorce involving South Asians in Britain.' In: Strijbosch, Fons and Foblets, Marie-Claire, (eds.), Cross-cultural family relations: Reports of a socio-legal seminar. Oñati: International Institute for the Sociology of Law, pp. 167-84.

Menski, Werner (1999) 'Ethnic minority religions.' In: The Equal Treatment Bench Book. London: Judicial Studies Board, pp. 53-86.

Menski, Werner and Shah, Prakash (1998) 'Immigration and judicial review.' In: Buck, Trevor (ed.), Judicial Review and Social Welfare. London and Washington: Pinter, pp. 202-19.

Menski, Werner (1998) 'Hindu ethics.' In: Morgan, Peggy and Braybrooke, Marcus, (eds.), Testing the global ethic: Voices from the religions on moral values. Oxford: International Interfaith Centre.

Menski, Werner (1998) ‘Introduction: New concerns about abuses of the South Asian dowry system’. Chapter 1. In: Menski, Werner (ed.) South Asians and the dowry problem, pp. 1-20

Menski, Werner (1998) ‘Dowry: A survey of the issues and the literature’. Chapter 3. In: Ibid., pp. 37-60.

Menski, Werner (1998) 'Legal strategies for curbing the dowry problem.' Chapter 6. In: Ibid., pp. 97-149.

Menski, Werner (1998) 'New research agenda on dowry problems among South Asians.' Chapter 12. In: Ibid. pp. 221-37.

Menski, Werner (1997) 'Race and law.' In: Ireland, Paddy and Laleng, Per (eds.), The critical lawyers’ handbook 2.London and Chicago: Pluto Press, pp. 61-75.

Menski, Werner (1996) ‘Hinduism’. In: Morgan, Peggy and Clive Lawton (eds.): Ethical issues in six religious traditions. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press 1996, pp. 1-54.

Menski, Werner (1995) ‘Nationalité, citoyenneté et musulmans en Grande Bretagne’. In: Bistolfi, Robert and François Zabbal (eds.): Islams d’Europe. Intégration ou insertion communautaire? Paris: Editions de l’Aube 1995, pp. 133-40.

Menski, Werner (1995) ‘Transfer and immigration implications for Britain’. In: Menski, Werner (ed.): Coping with 1997. The reaction of the people of Hong Kong to the transfer of power. Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham Books and SOAS 1995 [GEMS No. 2 - Ethnic Minority Studies at SOAS], pp. 1-15.

Menski, Werner (1995) ‘The predicaments of the South Asian ethnic minority communities in Hong Kong’. In: Ibid., pp. 159-84. [With Derek Göbel].

Menski, Werner (1995) ‘Conclusions: Coping with the cost of mistakes’. In: Ibid., pp. 185-201.

Menski, Werner (1993) ‘Legal pluralism in the Hindu marriage’. In: Arnold, David and Peter Robb (eds.): Institutions and ideologies: A SOAS South Asia reader. Richmond: Curzon Press 1993, pp. 148-64.

Menski, Werner (1993) ‘Law and religion: The Hindu and Jain approach’. In: Bhattacharya, N. N. (ed.):Jainism and Prakrit in ancient and medieval India. Essays for Prof. Jagdish Chandra Jain. New Delhi: Manohar 1993, pp. 361-74.

Menski, Werner (1993) 'Asians in Britain and the question of adaptation to a new legal order: Asian laws in Britain?'. In: Israel, Milton and N.K. Wagle (eds.): Ethnicity, identity, migration: The South Asian context. Toronto: University of Toronto, Centre for South Asian Studies 1993, pp. 238-68. [South Asian Studies Papers, No. 6].

Menski, Werner (1992) 'The Indian experience and its lesson for Britain'. In: Hepple, Bob, and Erika M. Szyszszak (eds.): Discrimination: The limits of law. London: Mansell 1992, pp. 300-43.

Menski, Werner (1991) 'Change and continuity in Hindu marriage rituals'. In: Killingley, S.Y. (ed.): Hindu rituals and society. Newcastle: Grevatt and Grevatt 1991, pp. 32-51. [The Sanskrit Tradition in the Modern World, No. 2].

Menski, Werner (1991) 'Marital expectations as dramatized in the Hindu marriage rituals of ancient India'. In: Leslie, I. Julia (ed.): Roles and rituals for Hindu women. London: Pinter 1991, pp. 47-67.

Menski, Werner (1990) 'The reform of Muslim family law and a Uniform Civil Code for India'. In: Mallat, Chibli and Jane Connors (eds.): Muslim family law. London: Graham & Trotham 1990, pp. 253-93.

Menski, Werner (1989) 'Geschlechterrollen bei den Hindus'. In: Martin, Jochen und Renate Zöpffel (eds.): Aufgaben, Rollen und Räume von Mann und Frau. Teilband 1. Freiburg/München: Verlag Karl Alber 1989, pp. 307-39.

Menski, Werner (1987) 'Legal pluralism in the Hindu marriage'. In: Burghart, Richard (ed.), Hinduism in Great Britain. The perpetuation of religion in an alien cultural milieu. London: Travistock. pp. 180-200.

Menski, Werner (1986) 'Zur Sozialisation des Kindes bei den Hindus'. In: Martin, J. and A. Nithschke (eds.), Zur Sozialgeschichte der Kindheit. Freiburg: Karl Alber Verlag, pp. 191-224.

 

Articles in Journals

 

Menski, Werner (2012)  ‘Islamic law in British courts: Do we not know or do we not want to know?’. Journal of Minority Studies, Center for Minority Studies, Kansai University, Osaka, Vol. 6 (2012): 27-49 [in Japanese] [ISSN 1883-7735]

Menski, Werner (2011) ‘Flying kites in a global sky: New models of jurisprudence’. Socio-Legal Review, 7(2011) (Bangalore), pp. 1-22.

Menski, Werner (2011) ‘Shah Bano, Narendra Modi and reality checks about global understandings ofIndian law’. Nirma University Law Journal (Ahmedabad), Volume 1, Issue 1(2011), pp. 7-26.

Menski, Werner (2011) Flying kites in courts: The future of Indian family laws in a super-diverse environment. SCC, Journal Section, pp.

Menski, Werner (2011) 'Flying kites: Managing family laws and gender issues in Bangladesh' Stamford Journal of Law, 2 (1). pp. 109-34.

Menski, Werner (2011) ‘Assessing communal conflicts and Hindu fascism in India’. European Yearbook of Minority Issues. Special Focus South Asia, 8 (2009). Leiden: Brill, pp. 313-35.[ISBN 978900417 X).

Menski, Werner (2010) ‘Flying kites in Pakistan: Turbulences in theory and practice’. In Journal of Law and Social Research (Multan, Pakistan) Vol.1 No. 1 (2009-10), pp. 41-57.

Menski, Werner (2010) ‘Fuzzy Law and the Boundaries of Secularism’ (December 3, 2010) PotchefstroomElectronic Law Journal, (ISSN 1727-3781), Vol. 13, No. 3, 2010. Available at SSRN:http://ssrn.com/abstract=1752910.

Menski Werner (2010) ‘Hindu law’. Law & Justice. The Christian Law Review, 164 (Hilary/Easter 2010), pp. 45-62.

Menski, Werner (2010) ‘Fuzzy law and the boundaries of secularism’. Lecture for RELIGARE, London, 24June 2010. [See http://www.religareproject.eu/workingplace].  [24 pp.]. podcast at: http://www.law.qmul.ac.uk/podcast/index.html#religare.

‘Sanskrit law. Excavating Vedic legal pluralism’. SOAS School of Law ResearchPaper No. 05-2010.[Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1621384. [37 pp.]

Menski, Werner (2010) ‘Slumdog law, colonial tummy aches and the redefinition of family law in India’. Review article. South Asia Research, 30.1 (February 2010): 67-80.

Menski, Werner (2009) 'Flying kites in a globalizing sky and dodgy weather forecasts: Accommodating ethnic minority laws in the UK [in Japanese].' Journal of Multilingual Multicultural Studies and Practices, 2. pp. 26-45.

Menski, Werner (2009) 'Fragwürdige Inklusion, inakzeptable Exklusion.' E+Z Entwicklung und Zusammenarbeit, 50(11). pp. 418-20.

Menski, Werner (2009) 'Questionable inclusion, appalling exclusion.' D + C Development and Cooperation, 36(11). pp. 418-20.

Menski, Werner (2008) 'The Uniform Civil Code debate in Indian law: New developments and changing agenda.' German Law Journal, 9(3). pp. 211-50.

Menski, Werner (2008) 'Accommodating religious needs in relation to marriage: Flying kites and navigating state law and other forms of law.' Stato, chiese e pluralismo confessionale. Como. pp. 1-25.

Menski, Werner (2008) 'Angrezi Shariat: Glocalised plural arrangements by migrants in Britain.' Law Vision (Chittagong) (10), pp. 10-12.

Menski, Werner (2008) 'Literate Kerala, bribes and a new case of mata: On the limits of judicial patience and legal realism'. Kerala Law Times, Journal Section, 2008(4). pp. 214-31.

Menski, Werner (2007) 'Dodgy Asians or dodgy laws? The story of H.' Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Law, 21(4). pp. 284-94.

Menski, Werner (2007) 'Patient judicial activism.' Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (Kolkata) (4). pp. 210-25.

Menski, Werner (2007) 'On vyavahāra.' Indologica Taurinensia, 33. pp. 123-47.

Menski, Werner (2007) 'Double benefits and Muslim women’s postnuptial rights.' Kerala Law Times, Journal Section, 2007(2). pp. 21-34.

Menski, Werner (2006) 'Glenn's Vision of the Hindu Legal Tradition.' Journal of Comparative Law, 1 (1). pp. 153-57.

Menski, Werner (2006) 'Asking for the moon: Legal uniformity in India from a Kerala perspective.' Kerala Law Times, Journal Section, 2006 (2). pp. 52-78.

Menski, Werner (2006) 'Judicial passivism in the public interest.' Bangladesh Journal of Law, 10 (1-2). pp. 11-20.

Menski, Werner (2005) 'Democracy in Religion: The Hindu Case.' Daimon. Annuario di diritto comparato delle religioni, 5. pp. 51-73.

Menski, Werner (2004) 'From dharma to law and back? Postmodern Hindu law in a global world.' Heidelberg Papers in South Asian and Comparative Politics (20).

Menski, Werner (2004) 'Hindu law: Threat, imagination or reality? Part II: Hindu law.' Confluence, 3 (2). p. 4.

Menski, Werner (2004) 'Reluctant legislative activism.' Kerala Law Times, (2004) 1 . pp. 35-41.

Menski, Werner (2004) 'Hindu law: Threat, imagination or reality? Part I: The context: Hindu law under threat.' Confluence, 3 (1). p. 4.

Menski, Werner (2003) 'Adoptions in Indian law.' Overseas Adoption Helpline . pp. 5-7.

Menski, Werner (2003) 'Hindu Law, Human Rights Jurisprudence and Justice in India Today.' Indian Journal of Juridical Sciences, vol. 1 . pp.1-28.

Menski, Werner (2003) 'British Asians and their legal reconstruction of the universe: Some reflections.' Confluence, 2(1). p. 4.

Menski, Werner (2002) 'Immigration and multiculturalism in Britain: New issues in research and policy.' KIAPS: Bulletin of Asia-Pacific Studies, Vol. XII . pp. 43-66.

Menski, Werner (2002) 'Comment.' Anthropology Today, Vol. 18 No. 4 . p. 20.

Menski, Werner (2002) 'A letter from Tokyo.' Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Law, Vol. 16 No. 2 . pp. 105-107.

Menski, Werner (2002) 'Chameleons and dodgy lawyers: Reflections on Asians in Britain and their legal reconstruction of the universe.' Indo-British Reviews A Journal of History, Vol. XXIII No. 2 . pp. 89-103.

Menski, Werner (2002) 'Is there room for an Indian legal theory.' Kerala Law Times, Journal section (2). pp. 64-70.

Menski, Werner (2002) 'Public interest litigation: Deliverance from all evils?' Bangladesh Journal of Law, 6 (1&2). pp. 1-9.

 Menski, Werner (2001) 'Muslim law in Britain.' Journal of Asian and African Studies, vol. 62 . pp. 202-236.

Menski, Werner (2001) 'Postmodern Hindu law.' SOAS Law Department Occasional Papers . pp. 1-42.

Menski, Werner (2000) 'Is there a cure?' Hinduism Today . p. 31.

Menski, Werner (2000) 'Developments in Muslim Law: The South Asian context. (The Birth Centenary Commemorative Lecture delivered in honour of Professor Asaf A A Fyzee at the Royal Asiatic Society Hall in Bombay, 22nd December 1999).' Supreme Court Cases (Journal section) . pp. 9-18.

Menski, Werner (1999) 'Felicitations delivered by Dr. Werner F. Menski, S.O.A.S., London.' Kerala Law Times, Journal section (2). pp. 15-20.

Menski, Werner (1998) 'Sati: A review article.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 61 (1). pp. 74-81.

Menski, Werner and Preston, Andrew (1997) 'Author and subject index to Immigration and Nationality Law and Practice Vol. 10.' Immigration and Nationality Law and Practice, 11 (1). pp. 32-40.

Menski, Werner (1997) 'The dowry problem: Progress in legal remedies'. Kerala Law Times, Journal Section (2). pp. 67-75.

Menski, Werner (1997) 'The dowry problem: Can legal remedies work?'. Wig & Gavel. London Law Review (10). pp. 129-132.

Menski, Werner (1997) ‘South Asian Muslim law today: An overview’. In: Vol. 9 No. 1 [July 1997] Sharqiyyat, pp. 16-36.

Menski, Werner (1997) 'Indian legal systems past and present'. [SOAS Law Department Occasional PapersNo. 3, May 1997]. London: SOAS, 69 pp.

Menski, Werner (1996) ‘Jagdish Chandra Jain (1909-1994)’. In: Band 146, Heft 2 [1996] Zeitschrift derDeutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft, pp. 269-277.

Menski, Werner (1996) ‘Introduction: The democratisation of justice in India’. In: Singh, Gurjeet: Law of consumer protection in India. Justice within reach. New Delhi: Deep & Deep 1996, pp. xxv-liv.

Menski, Werner (1995) ‘Dowry: A survey of the issues and the literature’. In: Witzel, Michael and H. B. Thakur (eds.): Abolition of dowry and bride-burning. (Papers for the First International Conference on Dowry and Bride-Burning, Harvard Law School,October 1995). Cambridge, MA.: ISADABBI, pp. 1-18.

Menski, Werner (1995) ‘Hinduism’. In: Lipset, Seymour Martin (ed.): The Encyclopedia of Democracy.Washington DC and London: Congressional Quarterly Inc. and Routledge 1995, Vol.II, pp. 561-565.

Menski, Werner (1995) ‘Widow’s right to property. Prejudices against remarried women’. In: No. 89 [July-August 1995] Manushi, pp. 15-16.

Menski, Werner (1995) ‘Carriers’ liability legislation and ethnic minorities’. Foreword in: Cruz, Antonio: Shifting responsibility. Carriers’ liability in the Member States of the EuropeanUnion and North America, pp. xi-xv.

Menski, Werner (1994) ‘Family migration and the new Immigration Rules’. In: Vol. 8 No. 4 Immigration and Nationality Law and Practice [October 1994], pp. 110-122.

Menski, Werner (1994) ‘Maintenance for divorced Muslim wives’. In: 1994(1) Kerala Law Times, Journal section, pp. 45-52.

Menski, Werner (1994) 'The impact of immigration: The German and British experience.' (A Joint Report by the Anglo-German Foundation for the Study of Industrial Society and the Institute for Public Policy Research). London: Anglo-German Foundation and IPPR 1994, 22 pp.

Menski, Werner (1994) ‘Wills in Hindu law’. In: Recueils de la Société Jean Bodin pour l’Histoire Comparative des Institutions, Vol. LXII. Bruxelles: De Boeck Université 1994,pp. 31- 52.

Menski, Werner (1993) ‘Matrilineal succession law in Kerala: An aborted challenge to women’s property rights’. In: 1993(2) Kerala Law Times, Journal section, pp. 50-56.

Menski, Werner (1993) ‘Egoism versus family solidarity: Women’s property rights in Kerala’. In: 1993(2)Kerala Law Times, Journal section, pp. 45-48.

Menski, Werner (1993) ‘Much water has flowed down the Ganges: Muslim polygamy, the Special Marriage Act and judicial collusion’. In: 1993(2) Kerala Law Times, Journal section, pp. 19-22.

Menski, Werner (1993) ‘The primary purpose rule: Dimensions of the problem’. Preface in: Sachdeva, Sanjiv: The primary purpose rule in British immigration law. Stoke-on-Trent and London: Trentham Books and SOAS 1993, pp. 1-5.

Menski, Werner (1992) 'Multi-ethnic tokenism and children´s rights in English Family law'. Kerala Law Times (1992), Journal section (1), pp. 83-84.

Menski, Werner (1992) 'Bottlenecks of justice? A further note on the limits of public interest litigation'. Kerala Law Times (1992), Journal section (2), pp. 57-60.

Menski, Werner (1992) 'The role of custom in Hindu law'. Recueils de la Société Jean Bodin pour l´Histoire Comparative des Institutions, Vol. LIII: Costum, Part 3: Eastern Europe, Asia and Islam. Bruxelles: De Boeck Université 1992, pp. 311-347.

Menski, Werner (1992) 'Outsiders or participants?'. (Conference report). Immigration and Nationality Law and Practice, Vol. 6 No. 3 [July 1992], p. 101.

Menski, Werner (1992) 'Recent changes in the citizenship law of India'. Gujarat Law Reporter (1992), XXXIII (1), Journal section (1), pp. X-XVIII.

Menski, Werner (1992) 'Recent changes in the citizenship law of India'. Kerala Law Times (1992), Journal section (1), pp. 35-42.

Menski, Werner (1992) 'crime and punishment in Hindu law and under modern Indian law'. Recueils de la Société jean Bodin pour l´Histoire Comparative des Institutions, Vol. LVIII. La Peine. Fourth part: Non-European worlds. Bruxelles: De Boeck Université 1992, pp. 295-334.

Menski, Werner (1991) 'Crocodile tears and Muslim polygamy in India'. Kerala Law Times (1991), Journal section (2), pp. 20-24.

Menski, Werner (1991) 'Recent changes in the citizenship law of India'. Immigration and Nationality Law and Practice, Vol. 5 No. 3 [July 1991], pp. 83-87.

Menski, Werner (1991) 'South Asians in Britain and the law'. South Asia Forum, Vol. 1 No. 2 [June 1991], pp. 9-15.

Menski, Werner (1990) 'G.E.M.S.: Group for Ethnic Minority Studies at S.O.A.S. Summary of the history and development of G.E.M.S. 1988-90'. South Asia Newsletter No. 5 [May 1990], Amsterdam and Leiden: Centre for Asian Studies and Documentation Centre on South Asia, pp. 9-10.

Menski, Werner (1990) 'Some new developments in legal studies in Britain relating to ethnic minorities and the law'. Nadi Kelab MIC London 89/90, London 1990, pp. 44-48.

Menski, Werner (1990) 'On the limits of public interest litigation'. Kerala Law Times (1990), Journal section (2), pp. 45-47.

Menski, Werner (1990) 'Uniform Civil Code in India: A false model for development?'. Kerala Law Times (1990), Journal section (2), pp. 3-10.

Menski, Werner (1990) 'Comparative legal training in action: A reluctant defence of polygamy'. Kerala Law Times (1990), Journal section (1), pp. 50-69.

Menski, Werner (1990) 'South Asian laws in British legal practice: A matter for immigration lawyers?'. Immigration and Nationality Law and Practice, Vol. 4 No. 2 [June 1990], pp. 63-67.

Menski, Werner (1989) 'The laws under which people live'. Robinson, Francis (ed.): Cambridge Encyclopedia of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan and the Maldives. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1989, pp. 376-380.

Menski, Werner (1989) 'Das Ritual des Saptapadi'. Schuler, Einar (ed.): Ausgewählte Vorträge. XIII. Deutscher Orientalistentag vom 16. bis 20. September in Würzburg. [= Supplement VII, Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft]. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag 1989, pp. 371-380.

Menski, Werner (1989) 'Hindu talaq: On a progressive divorce law for India'. Kerala Law Times (1989), Journal section (1), pp. 23-30.

Menski, Werner (1989) 'Diritto dell´ India'. Enciclopedia Giuridica, Vol. XI. Rome, pp. 1-18.

Menski, Werner (1988) 'Uniformity of laws in India and England'. Journal of Law and Society (Peshawar), Vol. VII No. 11, pp. 11-26.

Menski, Werner (1988) 'Hindus and the law in Bangladesh'. [With Tahmina Rahman]. South Asia Research, Vol. 8 No. 2, pp. 111-131.

Menski, Werner (1988) 'Foreign education and legal pluralism' Nadi Kelab M.I.C. London 1987/88. pp. 15-17.

Menski, Werner (1988) 'Towards a scientific jurisprudence'. Kerala Law Times (1988), Journal section (2), pp. 14-17.

Menski, Werner (1988) 'English family law and ethnic laws in Britain'. Kerala Law Times, Journal section, pp. 56-66.

Menski, Werner (1987) 'Consumer protection in India and Britain'. Consumer Confrontation. Vol. 7 No. 11, pp. 3-5.

Menski, Werner (1986) Legislative overkill - a rejoinder'. Kerala Law Times (1986), Journal Section, pp. 63-65.

Menski, Werner (1986) 'Legislative overkill and the Kerala Joint Hindu Family System [Abolition] Act, 1975'. Kerala Law Times (1986), Journal Section, pp. 17-20.

Menski, Werner (1985) 'Solemnisation of Hindu marriages: The law and reality'. Kerala Law Times (1985), Journal Section, pp. 1-10.

Menski, Werner (1984) 'Obituary for Professor Joseph Minattur'. Kerala Law Times (1984),  Journal section, pp. 32-33.

Menski, Werner (1983) 'Is there a customary form of widow-remarriage for Hindus?'. Kerala Law Times, Journal section, pp. 69-72.

Menski, Werner (1981) 'Sudra sannyasis: A piece of realism in Hindu law'Madras Law Journal, Journal section, pp. 25-26.

Menski, Werner (1980) 'Einwanderer in Grossbritannien'. anglistik und englischunterricht (10). pp. 125-138.

 

 

Other publications

 

Menski, Werner (2011) ‘Foreword’. In Ridwanul Hoque, Judicial activism in Bangladesh. A golden mean approach. Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011, pp. xxviii-xxxi.

Menski, Werner and Shah, Jilna (2010) Author and subject index to IANL Vol 23 (2009). Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Law, 24 (1). pp. 66-106.

Menski, Werner and Dias, Aaron (2009) Author and subject index to IANL Vol 22 (2008). Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Law, 23 (1). pp. 83-107.

Menski, Werner (2009) 'Seychelles.' In: Katz, Stanley N., (ed.), The 0xford International Encyclopedia of Legal History. Vol. 5. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 234-235.

Menski, Werner (2009) 'Rājadharma.' In: Katz, Stanley N., (ed.), The 0xford International Encyclopedia of Legal History. Vol. 5. New York: Oxford University Press, p. 63.

Menski, Werner (2009) 'Property: Hindu Law.' In: Katz, Stanley N., (ed.), The 0xford International Encyclopedia of Legal History. Vol.4. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 479-480.

Menski, Werner (2009) 'Personal Law/General Law.' In: Katz, Stanley N., (ed.), The 0xford International Encyclopedia of Legal History. Vol.4. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 293-295.

Menski, Werner (2009) 'Naga Law.' In: Katz, Stanley N., (ed.), The 0xford International Encyclopedia of Legal History. Vol.4. New York: Oxford University Press, p. 201.

Menski, Werner (2009) 'Maldives.' In: Katz, Stanley N., (ed.), The 0xford International Encyclopedia of Legal History. Vol.4. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 139-140.

Menski, Werner (2009) 'Justice, Equity and Good Conscience.' In: Katz, Stanley N., (ed.), The 0xford International Encyclopedia of Legal History. Vol.3. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 445-446.

Menski, Werner (2009) 'Hindu nationalism.' In: Katz, Stanley N., (ed.), The 0xford International Encyclopedia of Legal History. Vol.3. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 159-160.

Menski, Werner (2009) 'Guyana.' In: Katz, Stanley N., (ed.), The 0xford International Encyclopedia of Legal History. Vol.3. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 137-138.

Menski, Werner (2009) 'Adoption: Hindu Law.' In: Katz, Stanley N., (ed.), The 0xford International Encyclopedia of Legal History. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 49-50.

Menski, Werner (2009) 'Justice. Entre autorégulation traditionelle et maintien de l’ordre.' In: Clémentin-Ojha, C. andJaffrelot, C. and Matringe, D. and Pouchepadass , J., (eds.), Dictionnaire de l’Inde. Paris: Larousse, pp. 282-290.

Menski, Werner (2009) 'Droit hindou. Le système juridique le plus ancient du monde.' In: Clémentin-Ojha, C. andJaffrelot, C. and Matringe, D. and Pouchepadass , J., (eds.), Dictionnaire de l’Inde. Paris: Larousse, pp. 214-222.

Menski, Werner (2008) 'Foreword.' In: Khair, Sumaiya, (ed.), Legal empowerment for the poor and the disadvantage: Strategies, achievements and challenges. Experiences from Bangladesh. Dhaka: CIDA, v-x.

Menski, Werner and Vora, Vishal (2008) Author and subject index to IANL Vol 21 (2007). Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Law, 22 (1). pp. 93-122.

Menski, Werner and Parmar, Aashish (2007) Author and subject index to IANL Vol 20 (2006). Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Law, 21 (1). pp. 55-80.

Menski, Werner (2006) 'Prologue.' In: Kurup, Narayan K., (ed.), Impressions of a down-to-earth legacy. Chalakudi: Chalakudy Bar Association, v-vii.

Shah , Prakash and Menski, Werner (2006) 'Introduction.' In: Shah , Prakash and Menski, Werner F, (eds.), Migration, diasporas and legal systems in Europe. London: Routledge-Cavendish, pp. 1-12.

Menski, Werner and Bhawsar, Sameer (2006) Author and subject index to IANL Vol 19 (2005). Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Law, 20 (1). pp. 60-79.

Menski, Werner and Brown, Jeremy A (2006) Jain Law Project: Case Law: Case List Edition: Post Jain (1942). SOAS.

Menski, Werner and Khajavee, Ismatullah (2005) 'Index to Vol 18.' Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Law, 1 . pp. 57-80.

Menski, Werner (2003) Editorial. South Asia Research, 23 (1). pp. 5-6.

Menski, Werner and Khajavee, I (2003) 'Author and Subject Index to IANL.' Immigration Asylum and Nationality Law, vol. 17 . pp. 56-76.

Menski, Werner and Khajavee, Ismatullah (2003) Author and subject index to IANL Vol 16 (2002). Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Law, 17 (1). pp. 56-76.

Menski, Werner and Puri, S (2001) 'Author and subject index to I&NL&P Vol 14.' Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Law, 15 (No 1) . pp. 45-69.

Menski, Werner (2000) 'Introduction: Ethnic minority studies in English law`.' In: Menski, W, (ed.), Ethnic minorities in English law. Trentham Books and SOAS, xiii-xxii.

Menski, Werner (1999) Author and subject index to INLP Vol. 12 (1998). Immigration and Nationality Law and Practice, 13 (1). pp. 34-42.

Menski, Werner (1998) 'Introduction: New concerns about abuses of the South Asian dowry system.' In: Menski, Werner, (ed.), South Asians and the dowry problem. Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham Books, pp. 1-20.

Menski, Werner and Thompson, Daniel (1998) Author and subject index to Immigration and Nationality Law and Practice Vol. 11 (1997). Immigration and Nationality Law and Practice, 12 (1). pp. 37-44.

Menski, Werner (1997) Indian legal systems past and present. Working Paper. London: Law Department, SOAS.

Menski, Werner and Rajesh Bhavsar (1992) Author and subject index to INLP Vol. 6 (1992). Immigration and Nationality Law and Practice, 6(4). pp. 144-8.

Menski, Werner and Matthew Ross (1992) 'Subject index to I&NL&P Vols. 1-5 (1985-1991)'. In Immigration and Nationality Law and Practice, 6(1). pp. i-xvi.

Menski, Werner (1985) 'Bemerkungen zur Kindermädchenheirat: Die Bedeutung von Atharvaveda 14.2 (Resumee)'. Roelling Wolfgang (ed.), Ausgewählte Vorträge, XXII. Deutscher Orientalistentag 1983 in Tübingen (=Supplement VI, Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft). Wiesbaden: Franz Steiner Verlag, p. 293.