Author:Subrata Bagchi

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Beyond the Private World: Indian Women in the Public Sphere

By: Subrata Bagchi

Price: $54.55

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2014

Seller ID: 701600

ISBN: 9789384082024

Condition: New


Beyond the Private World explores the status of Indian women, through the ages, in the framework of the private-public dichotomy, as reflected in their lives. Keeping in mind the Habermasian concept of 'public sphere' as a reference point, yet mindful of the incongruity between the Eurocentric ideas and the Indian reality this collection of essays appraises the position of Indian women in the pre-modern period with reference to tradition. It also provides glimpses of the various social movements and struggles to overcome patriarchy as well as the nationalist/democratic movements in colonial an... View more info