Women and social reform in modern India : a reader / edited by Sumit Sarkar & Tanika Sarkar. - Ranikhet : Permanent Black, 2007. - 2 v. ; 22 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and Index.

Introduction / Historical Research -- Whose Sati? Widow Burning in Early-Nineteenth-Century India / Production of an Official Discourse on Sati in Early-Nineteenth-Century Bengal / Education for Women / Law, Custom and Statutory Social Reform: The Hindu Widows' Remarriage Act of 1856 / Caste, Widow-Remarriage, and the Reform of Popular Culture in Colonial Bengal / Vidyasagar and Brahmanical Society / Customs in a Peasant Economy: Women in Colonial Haryana / Silencing Heresy / The Daughters of Aryavarta / Viresalingam and the Ideology of Social Change in Andhra / Conjugality and Hindu Nationalism: Resisting Colonial Reason and the Death of a Child-Wife / Rebellious Wives and Dysfunctional Marriages: Indian Women's Discourses and Participation in the Debates over Restitution of Conjugal Rights and the Child Marriage Controversy in the 1880s and 1890s / Punjab and the North-West / Muslim Women and the Control of Property in North India / Prize-Winning Adab: A Study of Five Urdu Books Written in Response to the Allahabad Government Gazette Notification / Sayyid Mumtaz 'Ali and Tahzib un-Niswan: Women's Rights in Islam and Women's Journalism in Urdu / Gender and the Politics of Space: The Movement for Women's Reform, 1857-1900 / Women's Question in the Dravidian Movement c. 1925-1948 / Multiple Meanings: Changing Conceptions of Matrilineal Kinship in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Malabar / Women and Gender in the Study of Tribes in India / The Second 'Women's War' and the Emergence of Democratic Government in Manipur / Gender in the Critiques of Colonialism and Nationalism: Locating the 'Indian Woman' / Jawaharlal Nehru and the Hindu Code: A Victory of Symbol over Substance? / Contemporary Documents -- Tracts against Sati / The Woeful Plight of Hindu Women / From Stripurusha Tulana / From Miscellaneous Writings / The Worship of Women / Tanika Sarkar and Sumit Sarkar -- Anand A. Yang -- Lata Mani -- Geraldine Forbes -- Lucy Carroll -- Sekhar Bandyopadhyay -- Sumit Sarkar -- Prem Chowdhry -- Gauri Viswanathan -- Madhu Kishwar -- John Leonard and Karen Leonard -- Tanika Sarkar -- Padma Anagol -- Kenneth Jones -- Gregory C. Kozlowski -- C.M. Naim -- Gail Minault -- Faisal Fatehali Devji -- S. Anandhi -- G. Arunima -- Virginius Xaxa -- Saroj N. Arambam Parratt and John Parratt -- Mrinalini Sinha -- Reba Som -- Rammohan Roy -- Kailashbasini Devi -- Tarabai Shinde -- M.G. Ranade -- Begum Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain. Part A. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. Part B. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28.

Contributed articles on social reforms and status of women in 19th and 20th century India.

817824327X (pbk.) Rs1095.00 (for set) 9788178243276 (pbk.) 9780253352699 (hbk.) 025335269X (hbk.)

GBA8A0461 bnb

014696853 Uk


Women--Social conditions--India--19th century.
Women--Social conditions--India--20th century.
Social problems--India--19th century.
Social problems--India--20th century.
Social change--India--19th century.
Social change--India--20th century.

305.42095409034 WOM / 007162
Hit Counter
//]]>