2 edition of Caste and gender found in the catalog.
Caste and gender
At head of title: Robert Schuman Centre.
|Series||EUI working paper RSC -- no.96/17|
|Contributions||European University Institute. Robert Schuman Centre.|
The Gender of Caste rethinks the history of caste from a gendered perspective by exploring its connections with print–public–popular culture. Charu Gupta shows that the creation by elites of hegemonic print and literary practices involved the operation of caste and gender in tandem. Caste and gender constituted society in vital ways and Author: Charu Gupta. In India, caste discrimination can cause inequitable access to public goods including water, education, and health facilities. According to Hindu tradition, when a lower caste person uses a water source, they could potentially contaminate it, thus contaminating any future use of that water by higher caste individuals. As a result, in some communities, local village councils responsible for.
Dalit feminism is a feminist perspective that includes questioning caste and gender roles among the Dalit population and within feminism and the larger women's movement. Dalit women primarily live in South Asia, mainly in Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Dalit women face different challenges than women in higher castes in these countries. They are more likely to be poor, uneducated and . Daughters of Independence: Gender, Caste, and Class in India. By Joanna Liddle and Rama Joshi. London: Zed Books, viii, pp. Statistical Tables, Bibliography Cited by:
Intersections between caste and gender are dealing with the ways and circumstances in which caste and patriarchy work together. Caste system always acts as representatives through which the whole setup for the subordination of women particular lower caste women are constructed. The collective forces of caste tradition, patriarchy and untouchability have made lower caste women lives very. As such, caste works both as a structure of disadvantage or discrimination, and as a structure of advantage or accumulation working alongside gender, religion and the dis/advantages of education, occupation and connections “closed” through endogamy (Harriss-White, ). 18 As in Tilly’s () theory of “durable inequality Cited by:
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Gender and Caste book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Most of the essays in this collection have emerged in the context Caste and gender book a re /5.
Most of the essays in this collection have emerged in the context of a renewed national debate about the politics of caste inaugurated by the Mandal decision in a decision that has renewed demands for social justice by dalits and lower-castes.5/5(1). The first book that brings together non-Dalit and Dalit discourse and print literature to explore representations of Dalits: their bodies, labor, and cultural and religious practices in Hindi discourses.
The Gender of Caste takes on an important topic and contributes a wealth of material and analysis. Class, Caste, Gender. Edited by: Contemporary India’s political landscape is characterized by a great deal of social upheaval.
This is the result of growing democratic consciousness which is increasingly conflicting with the forces of domination, authoritarianism and hegemony. A pathbreaking study of Dalit women's writings and lives, Writing Caste/Writing Gender offers a powerful counternarrative to the mainstream assumptions about the development of feminism in India in the twentieth century.4/5.
The continuous demand for Gendering Caste: Through a Feminist Lens () led to this revised edition which analyses the recent socio-economic and political changes that have taken place. Caste-based marriage and control over women's sexuality have been crucial for the continuation of the caste system in India.
Thus, caste and gender are linked. Book Description. This book explores the intersectional aspects of caste and gender in India that contribute to the multiple marginalities and oppressions of lower castes, with particular reference to Dalits, Muslims and women.
This book explores the intersectional aspects of caste and gender in India that contribute to the multiple marginalities and oppressions of lower castes, with particular reference to Dalits, Muslims and : Supurna Banerjee, Nandini Ghosh.
Caste and Gender. Second book, Writing Caste/Writing Gender: Reading Dalit Women's Testimonios, () Zubaan publication, explores the Dalit feminist standpoint using the life-narratives, or testimonios, of eight Dalit women from the ’s until Size: KB.
Gender and Caste To assess the position of women in ancient society a reference to stratification system which includes Varna and caste system is essential. Caste endogamy as mechanism of recruiting and retaining control over the labor and sexuality of women existed.
Caste and Gender in Contemporary India: Power, Privilege and Politics [Supurna Banerjee, Nandini Ghosh] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book explores the intersectional aspects of caste and gender in India that contribute to the multiple marginalities and oppressions of.
Class, Caste, Gender. Contemporary India’s political landscape is characterized by a great deal of social upheaval. This is the result of growing democratic consciousness which is increasingly conflicting with the forces of domination, authoritarianism and hegemony.
Writing Caste/Writing Gender: Narrating Dalit Women's Testimonios is a book written by Sharmila Rege and published by Zubaan India. This book is a theoretical analysis of Dalit Literature in India through the lens of gender. It is important for students of caste and gender studies. The first book that brings together non-Dalit and Dalit discourse and print literature to explore representations of Dalits: their bodies, labor, and cultural and religious practices in Hindi discourses.
The Gender of Caste takes on an important topic and contributes a Pages: Gender, Caste and the Imagination of Equality review: Complex spaces and identities a starting point for the book itself.
Edited by Rao, these scholarly essays go in diverse directions Author: Elizabeth Kuruvilla. The caste is a closed group whose members are severely restricted in their choice of occupation and degree of social participation.
Marriage outside the caste is prohibited. Social status is determined by the caste of one's birth and may only rarely be transcended. Class, caste and gender are inextricably linked since the structure of marriage, sexuality and reproduction is the fundamental basis of the caste system.
It is also fundamental to the way inequality is sustained: the structure of marriage reproduces both class and caste inequality and, thus, the entire production system through its tightly Author: Uma Chakravarti.
Gendering Caste Through a Feminist Lens. Examining the crucial linkages between caste and gender, undertaken, perhaps, for the first time, Uma Chakravarti unmasks the mystique of consensus in the workings of the caste system to reveal the underlying violence and coercion that perpetuate a severely hierarchical and unequal society.
Even so I had to learn, and unlearn, many things about caste while completing my two most recent books: the novel Ghost in the Tamarind, which narrates an inter-caste romance between a Brahmin man and a Dalit woman against the backdrop of powerful anti-caste movements in southern India; and a co-edited collection of academic essays on caste and.
About The Book ‘The women tell it like it is So riveting is the narration that it is difficult to put down the book until their stories are finished.
For a non-fiction academic work this is no small feat.’ The Hindu Shamila Rege’s pathbreaking study of Dalit women’s writings and lives offers a powerful counter-narrative to the mainstream assumption about the development of feminism.
Gender, Religion and Caste 39 Chapter 4 Gender, Religion and Caste Overview In the previous chapter we noted that the existence of social diversity does not threaten democracy. Political expression of social differences is possible and sometimes quite desirable in a democratic system.
In this chapter we apply these ideas to the practice of File Size: 1MB.Finalised by Anna and sent to Ritu for setting. Told prod done so. Gender and Caste is the first volume of a seminal new series, Issues in Contemporary Indian Feminism, which will serve as a point of entry and a guide to the complex and often contentious debates in Indian feminism.5/5(1).
The book is part of a series titled “Theorising Feminism” published by Sage and edited by Maithreyi Krishnaraj.
It looks specifically at how caste and gender work in extricable ways to reinforce patriarchy and perpetuate inequalities through the institutionalisation of roles designed for women, manifested in modern forms.