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Culture in action : family life, emotion, and male dominance in Banaras, India

Author: Steve Derné
Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Culture in Action Derne explores the interconnections between male dominance, joint-family living, Indian emotional life, and a cultural focus on group pressures. Derne emphasizes the Hindu focus on the social group, but shows that men often distance themselves from group culture by marrying for love, separating from their parents, or embracing closeness with their wives. Derne's suggestion that Indian men's  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Derné
ISBN: 0791424251 9780791424254 079142426X 9780791424261
OCLC Number: 30625929
Description: xiii, 232 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Studying gender culture in the North Indian city : beyond the image of culture as shared and constraining --
Making gender culture : men talk about controlling women --
The collectivist framework for understanding action : Hindu men's focus on social pressures --
Culture and psyche : emotions, conscience, and self-conceptions --
Second languages and individual desires --
True believers, cowed conformers, innovative mimetists, and unapologetic rebels : women and men respond to the threat of dishonor --
Culture work and strategies of action: women and men respond to the threat of dishonor --
Culture work and strategies of action : how Hindu men buck social pressure --
Who rejects social roles? : innovators and cultural dopes --
Family structure, ethnopsychology, and emotion culture : how do they make each other up? --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Steve Derné.

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In Culture in Action Derne explores the interconnections between male dominance, joint-family living, Indian emotional life, and a cultural focus on group pressures. Derne emphasizes the Hindu focus on the social group, but shows that men often distance themselves from group culture by marrying for love, separating from their parents, or embracing closeness with their wives. Derne's suggestion that Indian men's cultural focus on the group limits men's and women's strategies for breaking cultural norms offers a new approach to understanding how culture constrains. He shows how the child-rearing practices and emotional tensions associated with joint-family living shape Indians' group emphasis. This approach suggests that the Hindu focus on the group is intimately connected with male dominance.

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