Sociology of gender : the challenge of feminist sociological knowledge / editor, Sharmila Rege ; foreword by Karuna Chanana. - New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 2003. - xviii, 447 p. ; 23 cm. - Themes in Indian sociology ; v. 1 .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: Feminist challenge to sociology: disenchanting sociology or 'For sociology'? / Sharmila Rege --
PART I. CONCEPTUAL ISSUES IN FEMINISM, ANTHROPOLOGY AND SOCIOLOGY --
Feminist social theories: theme and variations / Beatrice Kachuck --
Problems with patriarchy: conceptual issues in anthropology and feminism / Patricia Uberoi --
PART II. GENDER AND SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS --
Section A: Family, marriage and kinship --
Single- and dual-earner couples: economic status and marital power / G.N. Ramu --
Who gains from matriliny? Men, women and change on a lakshadweep Island / Leela Dube --
Gender and the Khasi family structure: the Meghalaya succession to Self-acquired Property Act, 1984 / Tiplut Nongbri Table of contents



0761997040 (UShb) 0761997059 (USpb) 8178291800 (Indiahb) 8178291819 (Indiapb)

2002155170


Women--Social conditions.--India
Sex role--India.
Feminist theory--India.

HQ1742 / S69 2003

305.420954 / SOC 2003

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