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Routledge handbook of gender in South Asia

Author: Leela Fernandes
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2014. ©2014
Series: Routledge handbooks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focusing on India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka, this overview of gender, women, and sexuality covers historical formations of gender and the significance of colonialism and nationalism; law, citizenship and the nation; representations of culture, place, identity; labor and the economy; and inequality, activism and the state.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leela Fernandes
ISBN: 9780415523530 0415523532 1315848503 9781315848501 9781138312555 113831255X
OCLC Number: 855491720
Description: xii, 360 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Gendered Nationalism: From Women to Gender and Back Again? / Mrinalini Sinha --
Construction of Gender in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century in Muslim Bengal: The Writings of Nawab Faizunessa Chaudhurani and Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain / Firdous Azim and Perween Hasan --
Gender, Women and Partition: Literary Representations, Refugee Women and Partition Studies / Paulomi Chakraborty --
Gender and Citizenship in India / Anupama Roy --
Gender and Democratic Politics in Bangladesh / Elora Shehabuddin --
Law, Sex Work and Activism in India / Prabha Kotiswaran --
The Supreme Court of India and Maintenance for Muslim Women: Transformatory Jurisprudence / Vrinda Narain --
Female Militancy: Reflections from Sri Lanka / Sharika Thiranagama --
The Political Economy of Moral Regulation in Pakistan: Religion, Gender and Class in a Postcolonial Context / Saadia Toor --
Gender, Media and Popular Culture in a Global India / Maitrayee Chaudhuri --
Death and Family: Queer Archives of the Space Between / Naisargi N. Dave --
Women's Place-making in Santosh Nagar: Gendered Constellations / Ann Grodzins Gold --
Gender and Property in Neoliberal Middle-class Kolkata: Of Untold Riches and Unruly Homes / Henrike Donner --
Global Governance Initiatives and Garment Sector Workers in Sri Lanka: Tracing its Gender and Development Politics / Kanchana N. Ruwanpura --
An Intersection of Marxism and Feminism among India's Informal Workers: A Second Marriage? / Rina Agarwala --
Gendered Opportunity and Constraint in India's IT Industry: The Problem of Too Much 'Headweight' / Smitha Radhakrishnan --
A Feminist Commodity Chain Analysis of Rural Transformation in Contemporary India / Priti Ramamurthy --
NGOs, State and Neoliberal Development in South Asia: The Paradigmatic Case of Bangladesh in a Global Perspective / Lamia Karim --
Gender and Education in South Asia / Sangeeta Kamat --
Sex Ratios and Sex Selection in India: History and the Present / Mary E. John --
Dalit Women Between Social and Analytical Alterity: Rethinking the 'Quintessentially Marginal' / Manuela Ciotti --
Feminism, Sexuality and the Rhetoric of Westernization in Pakistan: Precarious Citizenship / Moon Charania --
Mapping Women's Activism in India: Resistances, Reforms and (Re)-Creation / Rukmini Sen.
Series Title: Routledge handbooks.
Responsibility: edited by Leela Fernandes.

Abstract:

Focusing on India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka, this overview of gender, women, and sexuality covers historical formations of gender and the significance of colonialism and nationalism; law, citizenship and the nation; representations of culture, place, identity; labor and the economy; and inequality, activism and the state.

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