Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
Seller Id
ISBN
Advanced Search
 
 
Gift Cards
Checkout a Gift Card


 
Our secure web pages are hosted by Chrislands Inc, who use a Thawte SSL Certificate to ensure secure transmission of your information.
Fully Trusted SSL Certificate
 
 
 

Author Name    Aloysius Irudayam S. J., Jayshree P. Mangubhai & Joel G. Lee (Authors)

Title   Dalit Women Speak Out: Caste, Class and Gender Violence in India

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   New

Jacket Condition   New

Publisher   New Delhi, India Zubaan/Atlantic Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd. 2011

ISBN    8189884697 / 9788189884697

Seller ID   109522

The right to equality regardless of gender and caste is a fundamental right in India. However, the Indian government has acknowledged that institutional forces arraigned against the right are powerful and shape people?s mindsets to accept pervasive gender and caste inequality. This is no more apparent then when one visits Dalit women living in their caste-segregated localities. Vulnerably positioned at the bottom of India?s gender, caste and class hierarchies, Dalit women experience the outcome of severly imbalanced social, economic and political power equations in terms of endemic caste-class-gender discrimination and violence. The study presents an analytical overview of the complexities of systemic violence that Dalit women face through an analysis of 500 Dalit Women?s narratives across four states. Excerpts of these narratives are utilized to illustrate the wider trends and patterns of different manifestations of violence against Dalit women. The study calls for the implementation of comprehensive preventive and punishment measures to eradicate caste-class-gender discrimination and violence against Dalit women in both public and private life, in conjunction with measures to fulfill their human rights. Contents Acknowledgements Abbreviations A Note from the Authors Introduction 1. Conceptual Framework 2. Profile of Dalit Women 3. The Social Context 4. Forms and Frquency of Violence: An Overview 5. Verbal Abuse 6. Physical Assault 7. Sexual Violence 8. Kidnapping, Abduction and Forced Incarceration 9. Medical Negligence 10. Female Foeticide and Infanticide, Child Abuse and Domestic Violence 11. Casual Factors for Violence 12. Dalit Women?s Courage and Resilience 13. Effects of Violence on Dalit Women 14. Responses to Violence against Dalit Women 15. Concluding Observations Bibliography Glossary Printed Pages: 465.

Dalit Women Speak Out: Caste, Class and Gender Violence in India Aloysius Irudayam S. J., Jayshree P. Mangubhai & Joel G. Lee (Authors)

Price = 13.30 USD


Books of related interest
Women of Honour: Gender and Agency among Dalit Women in the Central Himalayas
Karin M. Polit
18.25 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Writing Caste/Writing Gender: Narrating Dalit Women's Testimonios
Sharmila Rege
20.52 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Dalit Women: Honour and Patriarchy in South India
Clarinda Still
31.25 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Human Rights as Practice: Dalit Women Securing Livelihood Entitlements in South India
Jayshree P. Mangubhai
17.80 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Dalit Women’s Autobiographies: A Critical Appraisal
Bijender Singh (Ed.)
16.10 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Economic Empowerment of Dalit Women
J. Aranha
25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Social Work with Elderly
G. Giri Babu & R.D. Sampath Kumar (Authors)
37.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Social Problems in India
Ravi Ranjan
49.02 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Social Polocy for Social Work
Lorraine Green & Karen Clarke (Authors)
19.02 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Social Movements in Tribal India
S.N. Chaudhary (Ed.)
17.70 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Social Inclusion in Independent India: Dimensions and Approches
T.K. Oommen
9.90 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Social Entrepreneurship
C. Paramasivan (Ed.)
13.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to info@mrmlonline.com
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie