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Living Death : Trauma of Widowhood in India

V Mohini Giri

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ISBN 10: 8121207940 / ISBN 13: 9788121207942
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Contents: Foreword/M.N. Venkatachaliah. Preface. Introduction. 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. Index. "This work has deep bearing on the socio-economic condition of widows in Indian sub-continent where the discrimination 263 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 39777

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Title: Living Death : Trauma of Widowhood in India

Publisher: Gyan

Binding: Hardbound

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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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