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Women and kinship : comparative perspectives on gender in South and South-East Asia

Author: Leela Dube; United Nations University.
Publisher: Tokyo : United Nations University Press, 1997.
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This is the first sustained effort to compare South and South-East Asia in respect of the situation of women. Arguing that kinship systems provide an important context in which gender relations are located, the study looks at three types of kinship system, found in their various forms in the two regions of Asia - predominantly patrilineal South Asia and predominantly bilateral South-East Asia, with a presence of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Dube, Leela.
Women and kinship.
Tokyo : United Nations University Press, 1997
(DLC) 98915783
(OCoLC)37303646
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leela Dube; United Nations University.
ISBN: 0585225435 9780585225432
OCLC Number: 44961188
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 214 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Kinship and family organization; group membership, inheritance and resource distribution; the management of female sexuality; the seclusion of women; bodily processes and limitations on women; women and living spaces; residence; marriage; nutrition and discrimination; gender and education.
Responsibility: Leela Dube.

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This work sets out to compare the situation of women in South and South-East Asia and argues that kinship systems provide an important context in which gender relations are located. It looks at three  Read more...

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