Living Death: Trauma of Widowhood in India

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This book, while giving an overview of the status of widows, contains 25 case studies and critical essays by specialists that focus on the marginalisation peculiar to individual regions and specific kind of widows. It is indeed a rich and comprehensive compilation of contributions by eminent social scientists who have made even an academic assessment of impact of recent armed conflict in Jammu and Kashmir and Kargil on those who bore the brunt of endless mental and physical agony.

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Book Description Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India, 2012. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. Jammu And Kashmirp bearing on the socio-economic condition of Widows in Indian sub-continent where the Discrimination against them is still rife.This marginalisation cuts across religion, Caste and class barriers to make it an almost universal phenomenon in India, though the dimension and the degree may vary in rigidity. The book while giving an overview of the status of widows, focusses on the marginalisation peculiar to individual Regions and specific kind of widows.It is indeed a rich and comprehensive compilation of contributions by eminent social scientists who have made even an Academic assessment of impact of recent armed conflict in Jammu and Kashmir and Kargil on those who bore the brunt of endless mental and Physical agony.Undoubtedly the assessment of each author is unique and scholarly. The whole book would be very useful for teachers, scholars, students and social activists, intellectuals and social scientists both in India and abroad.Printed Pages: 26. Bookseller Inventory # 106102

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Book Description Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Jammu And Kashmirp bearing on the socio-economic condition of Widows in Indian sub-continent where the Discrimination against them is still rife. This marginalisation cuts across religion, Caste and class barriers to make it an almost universal phenomenon in India, though the dimension and the degree may vary in rigidity. The book while giving an overview of the status of widows, focusses on the marginalisation peculiar to individual Regions and specific kind of widows. It is indeed a rich and comprehensive compilation of contributions by eminent social scientists who have made even an Academic assessment of impact of recent armed conflict in Jammu and Kashmir and Kargil on those who bore the brunt of endless mental and Physical agony. Undoubtedly the assessment of each author is unique and scholarly. The whole book would be very useful for teachers, scholars, students and social activists, intellectuals and social scientists both in India and abroad. Contents: 1. Trauma of Taboos and Tribulations of Widowhood in India/Meera Khanna 2. Widows in India : Today and Yesterday/R.K. Upadhyay 3. Implementation of Widow`s Rights/Leila Seth 4. Widows in India : A Psycho-social Analysis/Vasantha R. Patri 5. Women in Disasters/Milind Bokil and Neelam Gorhe 6. The unwanted Insider/Ginny Shrivastav 7. Indian Widowhood : The Silent Cry/Mohini Giri 8. Broken Bangles/Mohini Giri 9. Widows : The Discriminated Victims/Mohini Giri 10. Status of Widows of Kashmir : The displaced population/Bupinder Zutshi 11. Widows Victims of Violence in J&K State/Nighat Shafi 12. Status of Widows in Tamil Nadu/Manohari Doss 13. Status of Widows in Kerala/Sugatha Kumari 14. The Plight of Brahmin widows in Kerala/Usha Venkitakrishnan 15. Empowering the Discriminated Widows : Ujjain/Urmila Nirkha 16. Widows of Armed Conflict/Mohini Giri and Meera Khanna 17. Widows of the unsung brave of Kargil/Mohini Giri and Meera Khanna 18. Status of Widows in Andhra Pradesh/Roda Mistry 19. Widows in Haryana/Reicha Tanwar 20. Attitude towards Widows : Karnataka/Asha Ramesh 21. Widows of Vrindavan : A Study/Ishita Majumdar 22. Challenging Witchcraft and Cultural and Custody Practices/Jyotsna Chatterji 23. Deprivation of Widow`s Property Rights/Seema Sakhre 24. Death and Dying/Uargnet Owen 25. Case Studies 26. The rigour of Tradition for Widows/Sarala Gopilar Printed Pages: 263. Bookseller Inventory # 41232

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Book Description 2012. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 263 This work has deep bearing on the socio-economic condition of widows in Indian sub-continent where the discrimination against them is still rife. This marginalisation cuts across religion, caste and class barriers to make it an India, though the dimension and the degree may vary in rigidity. The book while giving an overview of the status of widows, focusses on the marginalisation peculiar to individual regions and specific kind of widows. It is indeed a rich and comprehensive compilation of contributions by eminent social scientist who have made even an academic assessment of impact of recent armed conflict in Jammu and Kashmir and Kargil on those who bore the brunt of endless mental and physical agony. Undoubtedly the assessment of each author is unique and Scholarly. The whole book would be very useful for teachers, scholars, students and social activists, intellectuals and socials scientists both in India and abroad. About The Author:- Dr. (Mrs.) V. Mohini Giri, the Founder President of the War Widow's Association of India,Chairperson of the National Commission for Women, and presently the Chairperson of the Guild of Service, combines a deep sensitivity to the status of marginalised women with a tremendous capacity to initiate social developmental projects and ensure their effective impact. She has over three decades been working for the empowerment of marginalised women, especially widows. The Guild of Service runs a widows' home "Aamar Bari" in the temple town of Vrindavan where widows are given the dignity of human life. She has through her prolific writing, presentations in seminars at home and abroad been advocating for greater focus of civil society, governments and international organisations on the status of widows and a concerted approach to ensure that they're mainstreamed. Dr. Giri is the author of two books: Kanya focussing on child prostitution and Emancipation and Empowerment of Women which highlights the changes that the 73rd amendment has made to grassroot democracy. Contents:- Foreword • Preface • Introduction • Contributors • Trauma of Taboos and Tribulations of Widowhood in India • Widows in India: Today and Yesterday • Implementation of Widow’s Rights • Widows in India: A Psycho-social Analysis • Women in disasters • The Unwanted Insider • Indian Widowhood: The Silent Cry • Broken Bangles • Windows: The discriminated Victims • Status of Widows of Kashmir: The Displaced Population • Widows Victims of Violence in J&K State • Status of Widows in Tamil Nadu • Status of Widows in Kerala • The Plight of Brahmin Widows in Kerala • Empowering the Discriminated Widows: Ujjain • Widows of Armed Conflict • Widows of the Unsung brave of Kargil • Status of Widows in Andhra Pradesh • Widows in Haryana • Attitude Towards Widows: Karnataka • Widows of Vrindavan: A Study • Challenging Witchcraft and Cultural and Custody Practices • Deprivation of Widow's Property Rights • Death and Dying • The Rigour of Tradition for Widows • Case Studies • Index. The Title 'Living Death: Trauma of Widowhood in India written/authored/edited by V. Mohini Giri Foreword By M.N. Venkatachaliah', published in the year 2012. The ISBN 9788121207942 is assigned to the Hardcover version of this title. This book has total of pp. 263 (Pages). The publisher of this title is Gyan Publishing House. This Book is in English. The subject of this book is Sociology / Women Studies. Language: English. Bookseller Inventory # 9788121207942

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Book Description Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Jammu And Kashmirp bearing on the socio-economic condition of Widows in Indian sub-continent where the Discrimination against them is still rife. This marginalisation cuts across religion, Caste and class barriers to make it an almost universal phenomenon in India, though the dimension and the degree may vary in rigidity. The book while giving an overview of the status of widows, focusses on the marginalisation peculiar to individual Regions and specific kind of widows. It is indeed a rich and comprehensive compilation of contributions by eminent social scientists who have made even an Academic assessment of impact of recent armed conflict in Jammu and Kashmir and Kargil on those who bore the brunt of endless mental and Physical agony. Undoubtedly the assessment of each author is unique and scholarly. The whole book would be very useful for teachers, scholars, students and social activists, intellectuals and social scientists both in India and abroad. Contents: 1. Trauma of Taboos and Tribulations of Widowhood in India/Meera Khanna 2. Widows in India : Today and Yesterday/R.K. Upadhyay 3. Implementation of Widow`s Rights/Leila Seth 4. Widows in India : A Psycho-social Analysis/Vasantha R. Patri 5. Women in Disasters/Milind Bokil and Neelam Gorhe 6. The unwanted Insider/Ginny Shrivastav 7. Indian Widowhood : The Silent Cry/Mohini Giri 8. Broken Bangles/Mohini Giri 9. Widows : The Discriminated Victims/Mohini Giri 10. Status of Widows of Kashmir : The displaced population/Bupinder Zutshi 11. Widows Victims of Violence in J&K State/Nighat Shafi 12. Status of Widows in Tamil Nadu/Manohari Doss 13. Status of Widows in Kerala/Sugatha Kumari 14. The Plight of Brahmin widows in Kerala/Usha Venkitakrishnan 15. Empowering the Discriminated Widows : Ujjain/Urmila Nirkha 16. Widows of Armed Conflict/Mohini Giri and Meera Khanna 17. Widows of the unsung brave of Kargil/Mohini Giri and Meera Khanna 18. Status of Widows in Andhra Pradesh/Roda Mistry 19. Widows in Haryana/Reicha Tanwar 20. Attitude towards Widows : Karnataka/Asha Ramesh 21. Widows of Vrindavan : A Study/Ishita Majumdar 22. Challenging Witchcraft and Cultural and Custody Practices/Jyotsna Chatterji 23. Deprivation of Widow`s Property Rights/Seema Sakhre 24. Death and Dying/Uargnet Owen 25. Case Studies 26. The rigour of Tradition for Widows/Sarala Gopilar Printed Pages: 263. Bookseller Inventory # 41232

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