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Routledge Handbook of Gender in South Asia free pdf Providing a comprehensive overview of the study of gender in South Asia, this Handbook covers the central contributions that have defined this area and captures innovative and emerging paradigms that are shaping the future of the field. It offers a wide range of disciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives spanning both the humanities and social sciences, focussing on India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. The Handbook brings together key experts in the field of South Asia and gender, women and sexuality. Chapters are organised thematically in five major sections: * Historical formations of gender and the significance of colonialism and nationalism * Law, Citizenship and the Nation * Representations of Culture, Place, Identity * Labour and the Economy * Inequality, Activism and the State This timely survey is essential reading for scholars who research and teach on South Asia as well as for scholars in related interdisciplinary fields that focus on women and gender from comparative and transnational perspectives.

About Leela Fernandes

Leela Fernandes is Glenda Dickerson Collegiate Professor of Women's Studies and Political Science at the University of Michigan, USA. Her most recent book is Transnational Feminism in the United States: Knowledge Ethics and Power. She is also the author of India's New Middle Class, Transforming Feminist Practice and Producing Workers.

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Author : Leela Fernandes
Publisher : Routledge
Data Published : 18 February 2014
ISBN : 0415523532
EAN : 9780415523530
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 372 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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