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Arguing with the crocodile : gender and class in Bangladesh / Sarah C. White.

By: White, Sarah C.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London, Atlantic Highlands, N.J. ; Dhaka : Zed Books ; University Press, c1992Description: vi,186 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 1856490858 (cloth); 1856490866 (pbk.); 9781856490856 .Subject(s): Rural women -- Bangladesh | Rural women -- Bangladesh -- Kumirpur | Social classes -- Bangladesh | Social classes -- Bangladesh -- KumirpurDDC classification: 305.42095492 Online resources: WorldCat details
Contents:
Table of contents 1. Penelope's Web. The field research -- 2. Targeting Women. Gender and the Bangladeshi state. Research on Women in Bangladesh. Separate spheres? -- 3. The Village of Kumirpur. Classing the village. Divisions and alignments -- 4. Scatter with One Hand: Gather with Two. A changing environment. Land ownership. Share-cropping. Agricultural labour. Credit -- 5. An Enterprise Culture. Small business in Kumirpur. Women in the market. Friends and neighbours -- 6. Links in a Chain. Marriage arrangement. Marriage payments. Household structure and kin celebration. A negative case -- 7. You Can't Get Ghee Out with a Straight Finger. Managing the Household. Women's 'personal' assets and income. Land and property. Approaching power -- 8. Tracing the Shadows. Tracing the Shadows. Towards a new consciousness -- Appendix A: Glossary of non-English words and Acronyms -- Appendix B: Case Study Households.
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White, Sarah C.
Arguing with the crocodile.
London ; Atlantic Highlands, N.J. : Zed Books, c1992
(OCoLC)654455283

Includes bibliographical references (p. [172]-182) and index.

Table of contents 1. Penelope's Web. The field research --
2. Targeting Women. Gender and the Bangladeshi state. Research on Women in Bangladesh. Separate spheres? --
3. The Village of Kumirpur. Classing the village. Divisions and alignments --
4. Scatter with One Hand: Gather with Two. A changing environment. Land ownership. Share-cropping. Agricultural labour. Credit --
5. An Enterprise Culture. Small business in Kumirpur. Women in the market. Friends and neighbours --
6. Links in a Chain. Marriage arrangement. Marriage payments. Household structure and kin celebration. A negative case --
7. You Can't Get Ghee Out with a Straight Finger. Managing the Household. Women's 'personal' assets and income. Land and property. Approaching power --
8. Tracing the Shadows. Tracing the Shadows. Towards a new consciousness --
Appendix A: Glossary of non-English words and Acronyms --
Appendix B: Case Study Households.

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