Women of India : colonial and post-colonial periods / edited by Bharati Ray. - New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, c2005. - xlix, 622 p. : ill. ; 29 cm. - History of science, philosophy, and culture in Indian civilization. Volume IX, Colonial period ; pt. 3 .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

General introduction / D.P. Chattopadhyaya --
Introduction / Bharati Ray --
Family/law --
Politicization of personal laws: a study of colonial India / Flavia Agnes --
Legislating the family in post-independence India / Patricia Uberoi --
Reviewing Muslim women and marriage: a preliminary analysis of survey finding / Zoya Hasan and Ritu Menon --
Understanding the Dalit feminist identity / Gopal Guru --
Body/sexuality --
Women, health and demography: deficit of women in India / Leela Visaria --
Imagined lovers: ideology, practice and social hierarchies / Prem Chowdhry --
Friends and lovers: towards a social history of emotions in 19th and 20th century Kerala / G. Arunima -- Table of contents



076193409X (hardcover) 9780761934097

2005016179


Women--Social conditions--History.--India
Women's rights--History.--India

HQ1742 / .W6675 2005

305.40954 / WOM 2005

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