“Policing and Gendered Cases in India” by Nirvikar Jassal

Registration required! Author: Nirvikar Jassal (Stanford) Abstract: How and why women are marginalized within public agencies remains understudied. Using original micro-level data on crime in India, I highlight the patterns of exclusion faced by women in law enforcement. By classifying India's Penal Code, I demonstrate that women are tasked with specific cases, especially 'non-heinous' gendered crimes that the […]