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New Lamps for Old?: Gender Paradoxes of Political Decentralisation in Kerala

By: Binita V. Thampi & J. Devika (Authors)

Price: $11.30

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Zubaan/Atlantic Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd.: 2012

Seller ID: 109519

ISBN: 9789381017180

Condition: New


Based on large number of interviews with women politicians of many generations and women who have entered the three-tier Panchyati Raj institutions since the mid ? 1990s in Kerala, this book tries to initiate fresh debate on the impact of the large-scale induction of women into the institutions of local self-government in India. The state of Kerala has been hailed as a success story in accommodating gender concerns in local level planning and political decentralization; this conclusion has been based on relatively simple evaluative exercises that ask whether women of diverse backgrounds have g... View more info

Individuals, Householders, Citizens: Family Planning in India

By: J. Devika

Price: $12.45

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Zubaan:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027121

ISBN: 8189884476

Condition: New


The creation of widespread public consent for family planning in Kerala, which ensured the non-coercive implementation of birth control in Malayali society, has been regarded as no less than the jewel in the crown of the ‘Kerala Model’ of social development. Individuals, Householders, Citizens reconstructs the history of the generation of such assent to produce a critical examination of this crucial aspect of social development in Kerala. It participates in the ongoing feminist critique of the Kerala Model, seeking to unravel the particular ways in which people were interpellated into the... View more info

En-gendering Individulas: The Language of Re-forming in Twentienth Century Keralam

By: J.Devika

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hyderabad, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016687

ISBN: 8125030719

Condition: New


Printed pages: 357. View more info

On the Far Side of Memory: Short Stories of Lalithambika Antharjanam

By: Lalithambika Antharjanam (Author) & J. Devika (Tr.)

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Oxford University Press: 2017

Seller ID: 900659

ISBN: 0199477787


The first prominent voice who spoke on behalf of women, the first startling insights that represented the struggle against the repression of the women of the Namboodiri Brahmin community, Lalithambika Antharjanam’s stories cover half a century of her engagement with caste, gender, and nationalist uprisings. PRINTED PAGES: 200. View more info