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Title A patchwork shawl : chronicles of South Asian women in America / edited by Shamita Das Dasgupta.

Publication Info. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, [1998]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  305.48891 P294P    Check Shelf
Description x, 239 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Language of identity / Grace Poore -- Being "Amreekan" : fried chicken versus chicken tikka / Naheed Hasnat -- "We are graceful swans who can also be crows" : hybrid identities of Pakistani Muslim women / Lubna Chaudhry -- Sexual exiles / Surina Khan -- Naming desire, shaping identity : tracing the experiences of Indian lesbians in the United States / Naheed Islam -- Mothers and daughters in Indian-American families : a failed communication? / Manisha Roy -- Sex, lies, and women's lives : an intergenerational dialogue / Sayantani DasGupta and Shamita Das DasGupta -- Marital rape : some ethical and cultural considerations / Rinita Mazumdar -- Lifting the veil of secrecy : domestic violence against south Asian women in the United States / Satya P. Krishnan [and others] -- Habit of ex-nomination : nation, woman, and the Indian immigrant bourgeoisie / Anannya Bhattacharjee -- "Underneath my blouse beats my Indian heart" : sexuality, nationalism, and Indian womanhood in the United States / Sunita Sunder Mukhi -- Three hot meals and a full day at work : south Asian women's labor in the United States / Sonia Shah.
Subject South Asians -- United States -- Social conditions.
Minority women -- United States -- Social conditions.
Women immigrants -- United States -- Social conditions.
Minority women -- Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst01023432
South Asians -- Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst01127251
Women immigrants -- Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst01177783
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Soziale Situation.
United States.
Soziale Situation. (DE-588)4077575-6
Südasiatin. (DE-588)4452732-9
United States. (DE-588)4078704-7
Added Author Dasgupta, Shamita Das.
Other Form: Online version: Patchwork shawl. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©1998 (OCoLC)653360615
ISBN 0813525187 (alk. paper)
9780813525181 (alk. paper)
0813525179 (alk. paper)
9780813525174 (alk. paper)
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