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Women in contemporary Indian Society

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Published by Anmol Publications in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- India -- Social conditions -- Congresses.,
    • Womens̓ rights -- India -- Congresses.

    • About the Edition

      Contributed articles.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Ashok Kumar.
      ContributionsAshok Kumar, 1956-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1742 .W6564 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1378671M
      ISBN 108170416930
      LC Control Number92910950

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      “Gender and Society in Contemporary India” is a four-week-long intensive summer course at University of Hyderabad that aims to provide an overview of issues related to gender and sexuality in India from a feminist diversity of India will be a lens through which the course will explore issues. Students will do readings, watch films and have some field trips to understand the. Status of women in Indian society. In Indian society women were treated generally as maids or slaves as if they had no will or desire of their own. They had to follow their husbands in all matters. Women were given as payment for loss to a gambling opponent. To show devotion, they were forced to burn themselves alive by jumping onto the funeral.

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New Delhi: Anmol Publications, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ashok Kumar. The author traces the history of Indian women from the nineteenth century under colonial rule, to the twentieth century after Independence.

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