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Women of India : colonial and post-colonial periods

Publisher: New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, ©2005.
Series: History of science, philosophy, and culture in Indian civilization., Volume IX,, Colonial period ;, pt. 3.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Women of India.
New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, ©2005
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
ISBN: 076193409X 9780761934097
OCLC Number: 60664296
Description: xlix, 622 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: General introduction / D.P. Chattopadhyaya --
Introduction / Bharati Ray --
Family/law --
Politicization of personal laws: a study of colonial India / Flavia Agnes --
Legislating the family in post-independence India / Patricia Uberoi --
Reviewing Muslim women and marriage: a preliminary analysis of survey finding / Zoya Hasan and Ritu Menon --
Understanding the Dalit feminist identity / Gopal Guru --
Body/sexuality --
Women, health and demography: deficit of women in India / Leela Visaria --
Imagined lovers: ideology, practice and social hierarchies / Prem Chowdhry --
Friends and lovers: towards a social history of emotions in 19th and 20th century Kerala / G. Arunima --
Violent acts: cultures, structures and retraditionalisation / Kumkum Sangari --
Knowledge system --
A century and a half's journey: women's education in India, 1850s to 2000 / Aparna Basu --
Women and formal and informal science / Anil K. Gupta and R.A. Mashelkar --
Women and environment / Jayshree Vencatesan, R.J. Ranjit Daniels and Madhav Gadgil --
Work --
Gendering agrarian issues: the Uttar Pradesh experience / Smita Tewari Jassal --
Some dimensions of female employment in India / Sudha Deshpande --
Women workers and industrial restructuring in two industries in Mumbai / Nandita Gandhi and Nandita Shah --
Women and water: relationships, experiences, approaches / K.J. Joy and Suhas Paranjape --
Women, hunger, and famine: Bengal, 1350/1943 / Parama Roy --
Creativity/voices --
A voice of protest: the writings of Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain (1880-1932) / Bharati Ray --
Women and music: the case of North India / Amlan Das Gupta --
Reassembling the modern: an Indian theatre map since independence / Anuradha Kapur --
Women artists of rural India / Jyotindra Jain --
Women patrons of art and architecture: the case of Stepwells of Gujarat / Jutta Jain-Neubauer --
Politics --
Political women: an overview of modern Indian developments / Tanika Sarkar --
Citizenship and its discontents: a political history of women in Andhra / Vasanth Kannabiran and Kalpana Kannabiran --
Is the women's movement on the move? / Gabriele Dietrich.
Series Title: History of science, philosophy, and culture in Indian civilization., Volume IX,, Colonial period ;, pt. 3.
Responsibility: edited by Bharati Ray.
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