Author:Madhu Purnima Kishwar

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Deepening Democracy: Challenges of Governance and Globalization in India

By: Madhu Purnima Kishwar

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013779

ISBN: 019-567689-X

Condition: New


As India prepares to enter an era that promises more wealth, equity, and prosperity to its citizens, this volume brings together essays by noted shcolar-activist Madhu Purnima Kishwar on enduring issues such as rights, governance, and the impact of globalization on the average Indian citizen. The volume covers a range of issues from a glimpse of the Licence-Permit-Raid Raj as it affects the livelihood of the self-employed poor, to a critique of India's farm and economic policies. It further discusses the new divides being created by the country's language policy to the causes and possible rem... View more info

Zealous Reformers, Deadly Laws: Battling Stereotypes

By: Madhu Purnima Kishwar

Price: $12.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sage Publications: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028616

ISBN: 0761936378

Condition: New


Authored by a pioneer of the contemporary women`s rights movement in India, this book combines insights gathered from a deep engagement with the lives and coping strategies of ordinary women. With first hand knowledge of the workings of legislation and the law enforcement machinery in India, the author analyses why laws enacted for the ostensible purpose of strengthening women`s rights end up producing such dismal results. Printed Pages: 420. View more info