Of Woman Caste: The Experience of Gender in Rural India

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Popular Prakashan, 1996 - History - 245 pages
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This Major Study Of Village Women`S Lives Demonstrates The Many Creative Strategies Women Use To Cope With The Dual Stresses Of Poverty And Patriarchy.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Woman Researcher
28
Folklore and the Malvani Ethos
58
Aba and Kaki a Village Couple
76
Woman of Work Akka
103
Earth Woman Parvati
125
Woman of Faith Savitri
146
The Myth of the MoneyOrder Economy
170
Conclusion
183
Appendix
218
Glossary
227
Index
236
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