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Title Women in Indian borderlands / edited by Paula Banerjee, Anasua Basu Ray Chaudhury.

Publication Info. New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks : SAGE, [2011]


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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 234 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 218-227) and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents pt. 1. West Bengal -- part 2. Jammu and Kashmir -- part 3. Northeast -- part 4. Voices.
Summary Women in Indian Borderlands is an ethnographic compilation on the complex interrelationship between gender and political borders in South Asia. The book focuses on the border regions of West Bengal, Jammu and Kashmir and Northeast India. The chapters in the book examine the stories of women whose lives are intertwined with borders, and who resist everyday violence in all its myriad forms. They show how most of the traditional efforts to make geopolitical regions more secure end up privileging a masculine definition of security that only results in feminine insecurities. These essays discuss ho.
Subject Women -- India -- Social conditions.
Women immigrants -- India -- Social conditions.
Borderlands -- Social aspects -- India.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Women's Studies.
Added Author Banerjee, Paula.
Basu Ray Chaudhury, Anasua.
Other Form: Print version: Women in Indian borderlands. New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks : SAGE, ©2011 9788132106500 (DLC) 2011018816 (OCoLC)711052215
ISBN 9788132107804 (electronic bk.)
8132107802 (electronic bk.)
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