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Women Across Asia : Issues of Identities

Lipi Ghosh; Ishita Mukhopadhyay and Suchandra Chakraborty

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ISBN 10: 8121208726 / ISBN 13: 9788121208727
Published by Gyan, New Delhi, 2006
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Contents Women Work and Participation 1. Gender stereotyping in South Asia/Ishita Mukhopadhyay. 2. Gender disparity in South Asia a comparative study of India Pakistan Bangladesh and Sri Lanka/Smita Majumdar. 3. Whither the women of Asia an exploration into the trends in the nature of women's engagements visible in Asia/Bonita Aleaz. 4. Women participation in Panchayati Raj Institution in West Bengal/Madhulika Mitra and Somnath Mitra. 5. Globalisation and its impact on women workers the Asian experience/Suman Ray and Basabi Chakraborty. Women and Politics 6. Quest for identity a brief sketch of the Palestinian women's movement/Aditi Bhaduri. 7. Between secular teaching and Islamic preaching confused identity of Soviet Central Asian women/Nandini Bhattacharya. 8. Between homeland and home Russian women in Uzbekistan/Anita Sengupta. Women and Sexuality 9. Women's (non) identity the case of the bauls Sadhansanginis/Rajasri Basu. 10. Con (fused) identity of a flying woman/Swati Ghosh. 11. Identity women advertisement politics of viewing/Sarbani Guha Ghosal. 12. Religion sex and issues of identity women in Thailand/Lipi Ghosh. Women in Midst of Traditions 13. Japanese women Mukoirikon to modernisation/Purabi Gangopadhyay. 14. Women in Bhutan aspects of their status and role/Seikh Rahim Mondal. Index. Identity has become an important question in different contexts globally as well as locally in the last few decades. Women Across Asia Issues of Identities is a book about different aspects of identities among women in various parts of Asia. In spite of differences geographically and culturally one can find out several strings of identity among women in the continent. This comes out sharply when we look at some specific aspects of culture society economy polity of women in this region. The book is the collection of papers presented in a seminar organized by Indian Association for Asia and Pacific Studies in collaboration with Women's Studies Research Centre University of Calcutta and Institute of Development Studies Kolkata on this agenda. Later the former two institutions have agreed to bring out this volume as a jointly edited volume. Some selected papers coming out of the discussion are included in the book. With a short introduction on issues of identities in Asia the book bring cases thought different regions of Asia as well as specifically in India which bear the strands of identity. The regional studies will also be accompanied by certain general studies on Asian perspective. 291 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 58267

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Title: Women Across Asia : Issues of Identities

Publisher: Gyan, New Delhi

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Hardbound

Book Condition:As New

Edition: New

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Women Across Asia: Issues of Identities is a book about different aspects of identities among women in various parts of Asia. In spite of differences geographically and culturally, one can find out several strings of identity among women in the continent. This comes out sharply when we look at some specific aspects of culture, society, economy, polity of women in this region. With a short introduction on issues of identities in Asia, the book brings cases throughout different regions of Asia as well as specifically in India, which bear the strands of identity. About The Author:- Lipi Ghosh, a Reader in the Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies, University of Calcutta, India and an Academic Committee Member of the Women's Study Research Centre, University of Calcutta. Contents:- A few words to Begin with... Editorial List of Contributors Gender Stereotyping in South Asia Gender Disparity in South Asia: A Comparative Study of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka Whither the Women of Asia? An Exploration into the Trends in the Nature of Women's Engagements Visible in Asia Women Participation in Panchayati Raj Institution in West Bengal Globalisation and its Impact on Women Workers: The Asian Experience Quest for Identity: A Brief Sketch of the Palestinian Women's Movement Between Secular Teaching and Islamic Preaching: Confused Identity of Soviet Central Asian Women Between "Homeland" and Home: Russian Women in Uzbekistan Women's' (Non) Identity: the Case of the Bauls' Sadhansanginis Con (fused) Identity of a flying Woman Identity-Women-Advertisement: Politics of Viewing Religion, Sex and Issues of Identity: Women in Thailand Japanese Women: Mukoirikon to Modernisation Women in Bhutan: Aspects of their Status and Role Index The Title 'Women Across Asia: Issues of Identities written/authored/edited by Lipi Ghosh,', published in the year 2006. The ISBN 9788121208727 is assigned to the Hardcover version of this title. This bo

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