Call for Chapters: Edited Book on Live-in Relationships by Dr. Somlata Sharma & Dr. Komal: Register by Dec 22

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Dr. Somlata Sharma & Dr. Komal is inviting writers for Call for Book Chapters on the topic ‘Live-in Relationships’. 

Sub Themes

  • The legality of live-in relationships in India
  • Live-in relationships under Indian Law
  • The legal status of live-in relationships in India
  • Rights of females in live-in relationships
  • Emerging concepts of live-in relationships
  • Problems relating to live-in relationships
  • Is a live-in relationship illegal in India?


  • Co-Authorship shall not be allowed under any circumstances.
  • Strict adherence to the deadlines shall be followed.
  • Any submission after the deadline shall not be accepted.
  • The submission must be accompanied by a declaration form
  • stating that the Chapter is the original work of the author and
  • free from any plagiarism or copyright infringement.
  • Plagiarism above 15% will lead to disqualification.

Registration Process and Fees

There will be no registration fees.

Important Dates

  • Registration begins: 15th December 2021
  • Last date for Registration: 22nd December 2021
  • Last date for Submission of Article: 5th January 2022

Formatting Details

  • Word limit: 2000 to 3000 words including Footnotes.
  • Font size:
    • For Title: 14 (Bold).
    • For Headings and Subheadings: 12 (Bold).
    • For Footnotes: 10 (Italics)
    • For other content: 12
  • Font Style (including Footnotes): Times New Roman.
  • Line Spacing: 1.5
  • Footnoting Style: Harvard Bluebook 20th Edition


The submission shall be made in soft copy in PDF and .doc/.docx format at wherein the subject of the mail must be “Submission for Call for Papers on Live-in Relationships” on or before midnight of the last day of submission.

The body of the email must contain the following:

  • Name of the Author
  • Brief Introduction of the Author
  • Affiliated Institution
  • Title of the Chapter

Selected research papers will be published in the book bearing ISBN NO. Publication Certificate will be provided to those whose papers are selected for publications or Copy of the book complementary.

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