Archana Parashar an established exponent of feminist thought. She argues that responsible scholarship should accompany scholastic power and scholar should not hide behind constructs of neutrality and objectivity. Dr Parashar holds the position of Associate Professor at Macquarie University, Sydney Australia. Her book Women and Family Law Reform in India ( Sage 1992) is a recognised classic in the field. She has subsequently co-edited Engendering Law : Essays in Honour of Lotika Sarkar ( EBC 1999) Redefining Family Law Reform in India ( Routledge 2008) and Decolonisation of Legal Knowledge ( Routledge 2009).