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Gender in South Asia : social imagination and constructed realities / Subhadra Mitra Channa.

By: Channa, Subhadra, 1951-.
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2018 [ reprint ]Description: ix, 228 pages ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9781107043619 (hardback).Subject(s): Women -- India -- Social conditions | Women -- India -- History | Feminism -- India | English languageDDC classification: 305.40954
Contents:
Introduction -- Colonial India and the construction of upper-caste/class women -- Elite women: education and emergence of feminism -- Work and gender relations of a low-caste group in urban Delhi -- Globalization and the emerging gender issues in India -- Conclusion: redefining the feminine.
Summary: "Discusses gender in terms of models generalizing upon received wisdom from historical and cultural sources and lived realities"--Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 210-222) and index.

Introduction -- Colonial India and the construction of upper-caste/class women -- Elite women: education and emergence of feminism -- Work and gender relations of a low-caste group in urban Delhi -- Globalization and the emerging gender issues in India -- Conclusion: redefining the feminine.

"Discusses gender in terms of models generalizing upon received wisdom from historical and cultural sources and lived realities"--Provided by publisher.

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