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Women's Movement In India

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ISBN: 9788182055339    Publisher: Isha Books Year of publishing: 2013     Format:  Hardback No of Pages: 340        Language: English
Description Contents:- Contents: Preface 9: 1. Introduction to Women's Movements in India 13: Origin of the "Women's Movement" in India • The: Anti-Rape Movement: The beginning of a feminist: movement?...Read more
Description Contents:- Contents: Preface 9: 1. Introduction to Women's Movements in India 13: Origin of the "Women's Movement" in India • The: Anti-Rape Movement: The beginning of a feminist: movement? • The Blank Noise Project• Dalit Women's: Movement in India.: 2. Indian Women's Movement : Towards a 33: Complete Mapping: Socio-Religious Reform Movements • Women's: Organisations Started by Men • Women's Organisations: Started by Women • National Women's Organisations: • Votes for Women • Reform of Personal Laws• Women: in the National Movement • Women in the Labour: Movement • First Phase of Women's Movement: An: Assessment • The Women's Movement: 1970s to the: Present • Towards Equality Report • Human Rights,: Gender and Environment • Towards a Complete: Mapping the Women's Movement in India • Social: Reform Movement and Pre-Independent India: • Women's Participation in the Struggle for: Independence • The Western vs Ethnic Critique of the: Indian Women's Movement • Post-Independent India: • 'Towards Equality' Report: A New Beginning • Birth: of the 'Autonomous' Women's Movement • Law and: its Relationship with Empowerment • Birth of the: Women's Movement in Goa • Times and Tides of: Change within the Women's Movement.: 3. Women in India: Focus on Sexism and Sexual 73: Rights: History • Ancient India • Medieval Period • Historical: Practices • Independent India • Timeline • Culture: 6 Women's Movement in India: • Education and Economic Development • Education: • Workforce Participation • Land and Property Rights: • Crimes Against Women • Sexual Harassment • Child: Marriage • Female Infanticides and Sex Selective: Abortions • Domestic Violence • Trafficking • Other: Concerns • Family planning • Notable Indian Women: • Sexism in India • Women's Reservations: • Discrimination Against Women • Violence Against: Women • Sexual Harassment • Selective Abortion and: Female Infanticide • Education • Military Service: • Women Movements in India and its Importance on: Sexual Rights • Understanding the "Rights Approach": • Bringing Sexuality into Rights • Understanding: Sexuality • Sexual Rights: What are the Existing: Articulations? • Sexual Rights versus Human Rights:: What is the Relationship? • Sexuality and Identity:: Who will Claim Rights? • Sexual Rights in the Indian: Context • Sexual Rights, the State, and the Law: • Sexual Rights and Health • Sexual Rights and the: Women's Movement • Sexuality, Rights and LGBT: Movements • Sexual Rights and Funding • Sexual: Rights and Sex Work • Constraints to the Fuller Use: of Sexual Rights • Where does one speak of sexuality?: • Levels of Disconnect • Rights as Distancing: • Thematic Lessons and Ways to Move Forward: • Addressing the Knowledge Gap • Ideas, not Ideology: • Seeking Tangible Roots • The Need for Broader: Alliances • Grappling with Larger Structures.: 4. Feminism, Ecofeminism, Globalisation and 131: Women's Movement in India: Types of Feminists • Feminism and Nationalism • Eco-: Feminism • Value System and Social Movement • For: Environmentally Sound Social Production • Dialectic: of Capitalist Patriarchy • Women Possess Power for: Change • Realities of Hierarchies • Women-Environment: Relations Historically Variable • Material Base of: Women's Knowledge Declining • A Wide Spectrum of: Social Conflicts • OIpposition to Dam Projects • Women: Role in Chipko Movement • Women's Participation in: Movements of Sixties and Seventies • Relationship: Contents 7: between Religion and Patriarchy • Globalisation and: its Impact on Women's Movement in India: • Globalisation and Women in India: Some Macro: Considerations • Introduction to India's Women's: Movement.: 5. Towards Revisiting the History of Indian 169: Women's Movements: Emergence of Gender Issues • Search for Cohesion: • Identity, Colonialism and Independence, and the: Nation-State • History of India and Its Women • The: "Woman's Question" and Men's Answers, 1820-1920: • The Social Reform Movement • The Colonial and: Nationalist Responses • Women Question and Seek: Answers, 1920-70 • Associations • Politics • The: Contemporary Women's Movement: Solidarity and: Schism, 1970-99 • The New Women's Movement: • The Uniform Civil Code Controversy • The: Development of Personal Laws • Efforts at and Debates: on Reform • Uniform Civil Code • The Shah Bano: Case and Its Aftermath • Overlooked Issues: • Uniformity and Diversity • The Law and the State: • Reserving Seats for Women in Legislative Bodies: • Empowerment and Political Representation • The: History of the Debate • Progress and Problems: • Current Arguments • Women, power, and politics: • Conclusion.: 6. Towards Understanding the Relationship 231: between Women's Movements in India and Law: Relationship between Women's Movement and Politics: of Identity • Relationship between Violence Against: Women and Politics of Ideology • The Role of the: Mathura Rape Case in Shaping the Movement's: Ideology • Relationship between Dowry and Dowry: Violence • Relationship between Population Policy and: Women's Movement in India • Relationship between: Political Reservation and Women's Movement in India: • Indian Feminist Movement and Norms to Regulate: Vocations.: 8 Women's Movement in India: 7 Modern Agenda and Major Challenges of 267: Women's Movement in India: Towards Understanding the New Challenge to Existing: Social Movements • The Women's Movement in India: • Towards Understanding the Secular Culture as an: Agenda • Women and Communal Forces • Towards: Merging of Demands : The Issues of Obscenity and: Uniform Civil Code • Towards Understanding the: Myth of a Progressive Hindu Code • Towards: Redfining Women's Rights within Communal: Organisations • Towards Listing the New Challenges: during the Post-Riot Phase • Towards Understanding: the Extended Social Space for Women During Conflict: • Revisiting the Moment for Reflection in Women's: Movement in India • Women's Movement in India :: Major Challenges • Gender Biases and Discrimination: • Issues Related to Sex Ratio •Issues Related to Health: and Survival • Issues Related to Discrimination in the: Political Sphere • Issues Related to Discrimination in: Access to Jobs, Land and Resources • Issues Related: to Demeaned and Denied Dignity • Issues Related to: Women Workers • Issues Related to Unequal Access: to Work • Issues Related to Women's Work: Least: Paid, Most Exploited • Issues Related to Agriculture: Sector and Rural Labour • Issues Related to Rural: Health and Education Workers • Issues Related to: Domestic Workers • Issues Related to Women in: SHGs • Issues Related to Impact of Economic Crisis: and Neoliberal Policies • Issues Related to Sex: trafficking and Sex Workers • Issues Related to: Women's Freedom Under Attack • Violence on Women: • Issues Related to Alarming Rise in Sexual Violence: • Issues Related to Laws Against Violence on Women: • Issues Related to Politicians, Police, and Violence on: Women • Issues Related to State Repression • Issues: Related to Communal and Caste Violence on Women.: Bibliography 305: Index 317About The Book:- This Book Womens Movement In India Provides An Introduction To Issues Related To Womens Movement With Focus On Indian Women And Its Complete Mapping. A Critical Overview Of Role Of Women In Contemporary India Is Also Given. This Book Attempts Firstly Towards Understanding The Relevance Of Sexism And Sexual Rights And Secondly Towards Understanding Major Issues Related To Feminism, Eco-Feminism, Globalisation And Womens Movements. An Overview Of History Of Womens Movement In India Is Given.,Content:- Preface 9: 1. Introduction To Women'S Movements In India 13: Origin Of The "Women's Movement" In India • The: Anti-Rape Movement: The Beginning Of A Feminist: Movement? • The Blank Noise Project• Dalit Women'S: Movement In India.: 2. Indian Women'S Movement : Towards A 33: Complete Mapping: Socio-Religious Reform Movements • Women'S: Organisations Started By Men • Women'S Organisations: Started By Women • National Women'S Organisations: • Votes For Women • Reform Of Personal Laws• Women: In The National Movement • Women In The Labour: Movement • First Phase Of Women'S Movement: An: Assessment • The Women'S Movement: 1970S To The: Present • Towards Equality Report • Human Rights,: Gender And Environment • Towards A Complete: Mapping The Women'S Movement In India • Social: Reform Movement And Pre-Independent India: • Women'S Participation In The Struggle For: Independence • The Western Vs Ethnic Critique Of The: Indian Women'S Movement • Post-Independent India: • 'Towards Equality' Report: A New Beginning • Birth: Of The 'Autonomous' Women'S Movement • Law And: Its Relationship With Empowerment • Birth Of The: Women'S Movement In Goa • Times And Tides Of: Change Within The Women'S Movement.: 3. Women In India: Focus On Sexism And Sexual 73: Rights: History • Ancient India • Medieval Period • Historical: Practices • Independent India • Timeline • Culture: 6 Women'S Movement In India: • Education And Economic Development • Education: • Workforce Participation • Land And Property Rights: • Crimes Against Women • Sexual Harassment • Child: Marriage • Female Infanticides And Sex Selective: Abortions • Domestic Violence • Trafficking • Other: Concerns • Family Planning • Notable Indian Women: • Sexism In India • Women'S Reservations: • Discrimination Against Women • Violence Against: Women • Sexual Harassment • Selective Abortion And: Female Infanticide • Education • Military Service: • Women Movements In India And Its Importance On: Sexual Rights • Understanding The "Rights Approach": • Bringing Sexuality Into Rights • Understanding: Sexuality • Sexual Rights: What Are The Existing: Articulations? • Sexual Rights Versus Human Rights:: What Is The Relationship? • Sexuality And Identity:: Who Will Claim Rights? • Sexual Rights In The Indian: Context • Sexual Rights, The State, And The Law: • Sexual Rights And Health • Sexual Rights And The: Women's Movement • Sexuality, Rights And Lgbt: Movements • Sexual Rights And Funding • Sexual: Rights And Sex Work • Constraints To The Fuller Use: Of Sexual Rights • Where Does One Speak Of Sexuality?: • Levels Of Disconnect • Rights As Distancing: • Thematic Lessons And Ways To Move Forward: • Addressing The Knowledge Gap • Ideas, Not Ideology: • Seeking Tangible Roots • The Need For Broader: Alliances • Grappling With Larger Structures.: 4. Feminism, Ecofeminism, Globalisation And 131: Women'S Movement In India: Types Of Feminists • Feminism And Nationalism • Eco-: Feminism • Value System And Social Movement • For: Environmentally Sound Social Production • Dialectic: Of Capitalist Patriarchy • Women Possess Power For: Change • Realities Of Hierarchies • Women-Environment: Relations Historically Variable • Material Base Of: Women's Knowledge Declining • A Wide Spectrum Of: Social Conflicts • Oipposition To Dam Projects • Women: Role In Chipko Movement • Women's Participation In: Movements Of Sixties And Seventies • Relationship: Contents 7: Between Religion And Patriarchy • Globalisation And: Its Impact On Women's Movement In India: • Globalisation And Women In India: Some Macro: Considerations • Introduction To India's Women's: Movement.: 5. Towards Revisiting The History Of Indian 169: Women'S Movements: Emergence Of Gender Issues • Search For Cohesion: • Identity, Colonialism And Independence, And The: Nation-State • History Of India And Its Women • The: "Woman's Question" And Men's Answers, 1820-1920: • The Social Reform Movement • The Colonial And: Nationalist Responses • Women Question And Seek: Answers, 1920-70 • Associations • Politics • The: Contemporary Women'S Movement: Solidarity And: Schism, 1970-99 • The New Women'S Movement: • The Uniform Civil Code Controversy • The: Development Of Personal Laws • Efforts At And Debates: On Reform • Uniform Civil Code • The Shah Bano: Case And Its Aftermath • Overlooked Issues: • Uniformity And Diversity • The Law And The State: • Reserving Seats For Women In Legislative Bodies: • Empowerment And Political Representation • The: History Of The Debate • Progress And Problems: • Current Arguments • Women, Power, And Politics: • Conclusion.: 6. Towards Understanding The Relationship 231: Between Women'S Movements In India And Law: Relationship Between Women'S Movement And Politics: Of Identity • Relationship Between Violence Against: Women And Politics Of Ideology • The Role Of The: Mathura Rape Case In Shaping The Movement'S: Ideology • Relationship Between Dowry And Dowry: Violence • Relationship Between Population Policy And: Women'S Movement In India • Relationship Between: Political Reservation And Women'S Movement In India: • Indian Feminist Movement And Norms To Regulate: Vocations.: 8 Women'S Movement In India: 7 Modern Agenda And Major Challenges Of 267: Women'S Movement In India: Towards Understanding The New Challenge To Existing: Social Movements • The Women'S Movement In India: • Towards Understanding The Secular Culture As An: Agenda • Women And Communal Forces • Towards: Merging Of Demands : The Issues Of Obscenity And: Uniform Civil Code • Towards Understanding The: Myth Of A Progressive Hindu Code • Towards: Redfining Women'S Rights Within Communal: Organisations • Towards Listing The New Challenges: During The Post-Riot Phase • Towards Understanding: The Extended Social Space For Women During Conflict: • Revisiting The Moment For Reflection In Women'S: Movement In India • Women's Movement In India :: Major Challenges • Gender Biases And Discrimination: • Issues Related To Sex Ratio •Issues Related To Health: And Survival • Issues Related To Discrimination In The: Political Sphere • Issues Related To Discrimination In: Access To Jobs, Land And Resources • Issues Related: To Demeaned And Denied Dignity • Issues Related To: Women Workers • Issues Related To Unequal Access: To Work • Issues Related To Women's Work: Least: Paid, Most Exploited • Issues Related To Agriculture: Sector And Rural Labour • Issues Related To Rural: Health And Education Workers • Issues Related To: Domestic Workers • Issues Related To Women In: Shgs • Issues Related To Impact Of Economic Crisis: And Neoliberal Policies • Issues Related To Sex: Trafficking And Sex Workers • Issues Related To: Women's Freedom Under Attack • Violence On Women: • Issues Related To Alarming Rise In Sexual Violence: • Issues Related To Laws Against Violence On Women: • Issues Related To Politicians, Police, And Violence On: Women • Issues Related To State Repression • Issues: Related To Communal And Caste Violence On Women.: Bibliography 305: Index 317
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