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Rural Women's Power in South Asia:: Understanding Shakti - Gender, Development and Social Change (Hardback)
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Rural Women's Power in South Asia:: Understanding Shakti - Gender, Development and Social Change (Hardback)

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Hardback 186 Pages / Published: 31/07/2014
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This book investigates how women's power and caste cleavages often continue to transcend and crosscut the boundaries of caste/tribe, gender, age, class and religion in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh It examines the gendered divisions of labor in rural communities and how countervailing forces have restricted women's status and roles in South Asia.

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9781137320759
Number of pages: 186
Weight: 385 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 16 mm


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"This book is an important contribution for the insight it provides into the veritable manner ... . This book would, however, also be a useful resource for those involved in development work, as the case studies effectively outline the extent and nature of impact of interventions that aim to increase the visibility of women in public spaces." (Kalindi Kokal, South Asia Research, Vol. 36 (2), July, 2016)

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