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Discourses of gender and caste in rural South India

Karin Kapadia

Discourses of gender and caste in rural South India

an analysis of the ideology of impurity

by Karin Kapadia

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Published by DERAP--Development Research and Action Programme, Chr. Michelsen Institute, Dept. of Social Science and Development in Bergen, Norway .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Tamil Nadu.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- India -- Tamil Nadu.,
    • Caste -- India -- Tamil Nadu.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKarin Kapadia.
      SeriesWorking paper,, D1991: 4, Working paper (Chr. Michelsens institutt. Forsknings- og aksjonsprogrammet for utviklingsland) ;, D1991:4.
      ContributionsChr. Michelsens institutt. Forsknings- og aksjonsprogrammet for utviklingsland.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ670.15.T36 K37 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 43 p. ;
      Number of Pages43
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1333654M
      LC Control Number92215783
      OCLC/WorldCa28439805

      FACULTY BOOKS Congratulations to our South Asia Center faculty who saw their books released in Shiptown: Between Rural and Urban North India Dr. Ann G. Gold, Thomas J. Watson Professor, Department of Religion University of Pennsylvania Press, Jahazpur is a small market town or qasba with a diverse population of more t people located in . Chakravarti, Uma. “Conceptualising Brahmanical Patriarchy in Early India: Gender, Caste, Class and State.” Economic and Political Weekly 28 (14)– Chandra, Uday and Kenneth Bo Nielsen. “The Importance of Caste in West Bengal.” Economic and Political Weekly 47(44)– Chatterjee, Partha.

      For a detailed discussion, please see Nivedita Menon () "Sexuality, Caste, Governmentality: Contests over 'Gender' in India." 4 This insurgency has a complex history that involves lack of. Excerpt: Feminism, Gender Politics and Resistance in Indian Democracy. In an excerpt from the book 'Indian Democracy Origins, Trajectories, Contestations', two feminist sociologists – .

      She will also be completing her book on gender, fertility, spirit possession and the politics of subjectivity among women in fishing and agricultural castes in south India. Current & Recent Positions. to present - Senior Lecturer in Anthropology, Macquarie University. - Head of Department of Anthropology, Macquarie University.   “Juggling with Debt, Social Ties, and Values: The Everyday Use of Microcredit in Rural South India.” Current Anthropology 55 (9): SS doi/


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I will contend that in South India, both caste and class construct gender, and gender constructs both class and caste. So throughout this book, I will attempt "the exposure of the often silent and hidden operations of gender that are nonetheless present and defining forces in the organisation of most societies" (Joan Scott ).

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Kapadia, K. Gender, Caste and Class in Rural South India [TN]. Unpubl. Ph.D. London: Kapadia, K. Discourses of Gender and Caste in Rural South India RAP Working Paper No. Bergen: Christian Michelsen Institute Kapadia, K. position in the class system, caste/religious status groups 8 and the gender hierarchy -based social discrimination is accentuated if the woman belongs to a lower caste 10 or belongs to a religious community associated with ‘low’ social status However, this is not to argue that the.

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Introduction The central significance of gender to the operation of caste was vividly highlighted for me during fieldwork on Dalit politics and mobilization in I visited the offices of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPM) in Madurai (central Tamil Nadu) to interview the local leader Vikraman.

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Dutta also works as a volunteer and advisor with community-based organizations of queer and trans (especially kothi and hijra) communities in West Bengal, eastern India.Brand new Book. This book examines two subordinated groups??untouchables?

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