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Women in Contemporary India and South Asia

Alfred Desouza

Women in Contemporary India and South Asia

by Alfred Desouza

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Published by South Asia Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • India,
  • Social conditions,
  • South Asia,
  • Women

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11494830M
    ISBN 100836407385
    ISBN 109780836407389

    2. The Crises of Democracy in South Asia South Asian development is in a stage of crisis. Economically, most South Asian countries are increasingly dependent on the global market. International politico-economic processes, corrupt political leadership, inefficient state institutions and growingFile Size: KB. "The problem of social change in the largely traditional societies of South Asia has been the focus of wide ranging studies by sociologists, yet the implications of change for the place of women in the social, cultural, economic and political life of these societies in transition is a .

    The volume highlights various contemporary issues confronting the SAARC countires in the 21st century. The book is an indispensable compendium of primary documents collated by scholars of the South Asia Cluster at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses.   Jacqueline Bhabha (Professor, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health) will be in conversation with Neha J Hiranandani to discuss her book Girl Power: Indian Women Who Broke the Rules. The discussion will focus on the challenges young women still face when it comes to access to education and health while negotiating with the societal expectations.

    The compelling confrontation of societal echelons and social norms that ensues is a captivating consideration of contemporary Indian society, and, indeed, the identities of all minorities currently living on the margins. In , Chronicle of a Corpse Bearer . This book analyses legal orders, actors and democracy in contemporary India, with a particular focus on the everyday contexts and dynamics of human rights, citizenship and socio-economic rights and laws, and will be useful to anthropologists and sociologists interested in Indian politics.


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