Table of contents for Women in Indian society : a reader / edited by Rehana Ghadially.


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PART ONE: CONTEXT
Women and the Hindu Tradition - Susan Wadley
Feminine Identity in India - Sudhir Kakar
Women versus Womanliness in India - Ashish Nandy
Feminism, the Indian Ethos and Indian Convictions - Suma Chitnis
PART TWO: STEREOTYPE
Sex-Role Stereotypes in Northern India and the United States - Renuka R Sethi and Mary J Allen
Sex-Role Attitudes of College Students in India - V V Prakasa Rao and V Nandini Rao
Parental Sex-Role Orientation and Sex Stereotypes of Children - Sukanya Das and Rehana Ghadially
The Concepts of "Femininity" and "Liberation" in the Context of Changing Sex Roles - Manisha Roy
Women in Modern India and America
PART THREE: VIOLENCE
Violence in the Family - Flavia
Wife-Beating
Bride-Burning - Rehana Ghadially and Pramod Kumar
The Psycho-Social Dynamics of Dowry Deaths
Sex Determination and Sex Preselection Tests - Vibhuti Patel
Abuse of Advanced Technologies
Female Infanticide in Contemporary India - S Krishnaswamy
A Case Study of Kallars of Tamil Nadu
Rape in India - Sohaila Abdulali
An Empirical Picture
PART FIVE: MEDIA
The Eternal Receptacle - Shamita Das Dasgupta and Radha Sarma Hegde
A Study of Mistreatment of Women in Hindi Films
Feminism and the Cinema of Realism - C S Lakshmi
Portrayal of Women on Television - Jyoti Punwani
Women and Sexism - Narendra Nath Kalia
Language of Indian School Text-books
PART FIVE: AWARENESS
Emergence and Proliferation of Autonomous Women's Groups in India (1974-1984) - Vibhuti Patel
Forming a Woman's Group in Chandigarh - Pritam Singh
Some Experiences and Lessons
A Book by a Male Activist
Teaching Men about Women - Rehana Ghadially
Indigenous Feminism in a Modern Hindu Sect - Lawrence A Babb



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Women -- India -- Social conditions.
Sex role -- India.
Femininity.
Feminism -- India.