Stock Image

Daughters of the Earth : Women and Land in Uttar Pradesh

Smita Tewari Jassal

0 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 8173043752 / ISBN 13: 9788173043758
Published by Manohar
Used Condition: As New
From Vedams eBooks (P) Ltd (New Delhi, India)

AbeBooks Seller Since January 30, 2009

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 4.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 16.44 From India to U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

Contents: Introduction. 1. Land, caste and gender: some hypotheses. 2. Peasant differentiation in Awadh: making women visible. 3. Custom, legislation and landownership: where are the women? 4. Saga of the state, a village and landless women. 5. Women's marginalization: tales from Bundelkhand. 6. Summing up. Appendices. Glossary. Bibliography. Index. " This book problematizes women's relationship to land from historical, anthropological and socio-legal perspectives, the underlying assumption being that legal title to own land as well as exercise control over it as a productive resource, have hitherto been denied to them. Hence, the significance of identifying those socio-historical processes which are likely to have resulted in the marginalization of women within the power and resource systems that govern agriculture. "As subjects in their own right or as contributors to agrarian production, women's invisibility remains a characteristic feature of Indian socio-historical studies, a lacuna which is sought to be redressed by locating women within the structures of caste and class in Uttar Pradesh. The institutionalization of gender inequalities and patriarchies and the role of states in reproducing them is a theme that runs through the book. "Drawing insights from colonial Awadh and participatory research conducted in Banda and Varanasi, the author argues that unless the problem of landlessness per se is addressed, gender equality in land and productive resources are likely to remain a chimera. It is precisely in this realm that pragmatic and 197 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 37384

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Daughters of the Earth : Women and Land in ...

Publisher: Manohar

Book Condition:As New

About this title

Synopsis:

This book problematizes women's relationship to land from historical, anthropological and socio-legal perspectives. Draws insights from colonial Adwah and participatory research conducted in Banda and Varansi.

About the Author:

Smita Tewari Jassal is a sociologist working as a Senior Fellow at the Centre for Women's Development Studies, New Dehli.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

A one stop shop for books from India. We can supply any title published in India by any publisher. We have an extensive annotated catalogue of books on the web. We have been supplying books from India to University Libraries, Art Museums, Botanical Gardens world wide for the past thirty years.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

We check every book for page mistake before they are shipped out. We take a lot of pain in our packing so that the books reach their destination in mint condition.

Name of the Company : Vedams eBooks [P] Ltd
Business Address: Vardhaman Charve Plaza IV, Bldg. 10, 2nd Floor, KP Block Commercial Centre, Pitampura, New Delhi 110034, India
e-mail address: vedams@vedamsbooks.com
Telephone Numbers: 00-91-11-27310611; 00-91-11-27310612
Fax: 00-91-27310613
Office Working Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM - Monday to F...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs includes insurance. Books lost in transit will be replaced immediately. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know if extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order Invoice Bank Draft Bank/Wire Transfer