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PERSPECTIVE AND MATERIAL
BACKGROUND AND POVERTY INDICES
THE WORK OF HOUSEHOLD SERVANTS
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32 women average beedies boss Brahmins Breman capita per month cents of land Chapter CITU clothes coconut compound coolie labour coolie-work cowdung cows daughter debts domestic servants dosas earn economic employers employment especially firewood girls give Gujarat hay-stick headloaders husband huts India interviewed Kerala Konkani families Konkani households Konkani houses Konkani language Kottayam Kudikidappu Kudumbi community Kudumbi coolies Kudumbi families Kudumbi households Kudumbi servants Kudumbi Sevak Sangam Kudumbi women Kudumbis and Konkanis labour conditions labour market labour opportunities labour relations less living area look manual labourers means mistress monsoon mother Namboodiri notion Onam organization paisa patron-client relations pattern political poor poverty poverty line research area rice and curry rupees sanskritization Scheduled Caste sector situation social Sudra survival strategy Table told town of Alleppey trade-union traditional uncleanliness unloading wage woman workers young