Democracy in the Family: Insights from India

By: Joy Deshmukh-Ranadive (ed.)

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Democracy in the Family: Insights from India is unique in the way it employs diverse research methods to address the issue of justice in the family under the common theme of examining whether the ethos of democracy is relevant to it. The interface between principles of democracy inside and outside the home is explored through the sub-themes of `Experiencing the Family`, `Expressing the Family`, `Seeking Justice` and `Including the Excluded`. The topics covered range from examinations of the institution of the family, the site of the household, practices of householding and relationships between members, the impact of non-democratic norms and attempts to seek justice in the face of domestic strife and violence, to the advocacy of inclusive strategies that involve men and entire communities in democratising the family. Printed Pages: 256.

Title: Democracy in the Family: Insights from India

Author Name: Joy Deshmukh-Ranadive (ed.)

Categories: Women's Studies, India, History, Culture, and Politics, Sociology & Anthropology,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sage Publications: 2008

ISBN: 0761936319

ISBN 13: 9780761936312

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 028634

Keywords: Family India Democracy