Table of contents for Women of India : colonial and post-colonial periods / edited by Bharati Ray.


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Introduction - Bharati Ray
PART ONE: 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 - Zoya Hasan and Ritu Menon
A Preliminary Analysis of Survey Finding
Understanding the Dalit Feminist Identity - Gopal Guru
PART TWO: BODY//SEXUALITY
Women, Health and Demography - Leela Visaria
Deficit of Women in India
Imagined Lovers - Prem Chowdhry
Ideology, Practice and Social Hierarchies
Friends and Lovers - G Arunima
Towards a Social History of Emotions in 19th and 20th Century Kerala
Violent Acts - Kumkum Sangari
Cultures, Structures and Retraditionalisation
PART THREE: KNOWLEDGE SYSTEM
A Century and a Half's Journey - Aparna Basu
Women's Education in India, 1850s to 2000
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
PART FOUR: WORK
Gendering Agrarian Issues - Smita Tewari Jassal
The Uttar Pradesh Experience
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 - K J Joy and Suhas Paranjape
Relationships, Experiences, Approaches
Women, Hunger and Famine - Parama Roy
Bengal, 1350//1943
PART FIVE: CREATIVITY//VOICES
A Voice of Protest - Bharati Ray
The Writings of Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain (1880-1932)
Women and Music - Amlan Das Gupta
The Case of North India
Reassembling the Modern - Anuradha Kapur
An Indian Theatre Map since Independence
Women Artists of Rural India - Jyotindra Jain
Women Patrons of Art and Architecture - Jutta Jain-Neubauer
The Case of Stepwells of Gujarat
PART SIX: POLITICS
Political Women - Tanika Sarkar
An Overview of Modern Indian Developments
Citizenship and its Discontents - Vasanth Kannabiran and Kalpana Kannabiran
A Political History of Women in Andhra
Is the Women's Movement on the Move? - Gabriele Dietrich



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Women -- India -- Social conditions -- History.
Women's rights -- India -- History.