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Embodiment : essays on gender and identity

Author: Meenakshi Thapan; Nehru Memorial Museum and Library.
Publisher: Delhi ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Series: Gender studies (Delhi, India)
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Papers presented at an international workshop held in 1994.
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Genre/Form: Delhi (1994)
Kongress (Delhi, 1994)
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Cross-cultural studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Embodiment.
Delhi ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997
(OCoLC)605038596
Online version:
Embodiment.
Delhi ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997
(OCoLC)607907023
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Meenakshi Thapan; Nehru Memorial Museum and Library.
ISBN: 0195641795 9780195641790
OCLC Number: 40706172
Notes: "Nehru Memorial Museum & Library, New Delhi."
Description: xiii, 340 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction : gender and embodiment in everyday life / Meenakshi Thapan --
Scandal in high places : discourses on the chaste Hindu woman in late nineteenth century Bengal / Tanika Sarkar --
Female sexuality and community in Jyotirmoyee Devi's Epar Ganga Opar Ganga / Jasodhara Bagchi --
Abducted and widowed women : questions of sexuality and citizenship during partition / Urvashi Butalia --
Femininity, space and the female body : an anthropological perspective / Seemanthini Niranjana --
Femininity and the body of female ballet dancers in the Netherlands / Anna Aalten --
Dharma and desire, freedom and destiny : rescripting the man-woman relationship in popular Hindi cinema / Patricia Uberoi --
Femininity and its discontents : woman's body in intimate relationships / Meenakshi Thapan --
The witch in the category : a cultural approach to menstrual symptomatology / Punam Zutshi --
Prostitution : the contemporary feminist discourse / Jean D'Cunha --
The impossible subject : caste in the scene of desire / Susie Tharu --
Femininity and sexual difference : a critical reading of Helene Cixous / Vidhu Verma --
Women and work : from housewifization to androgyny / Susan Visvanathan --
Shame and control : sexuality and power in feminist discourse in India / Kalpana Viswanath.
Series Title: Gender studies (Delhi, India)
Responsibility: edited by Meenakshi Thapan.

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