Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Your Cart (0)
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > History > From Mathura to Manorama (Resisting Violence Against Women in India)
Displaying 993 of 4935         Previous  |  NextSubscribe to our newsletter and discounts
From Mathura to Manorama (Resisting Violence Against Women in India)
Pages from the book
From Mathura to Manorama (Resisting Violence Against Women in India)
Look Inside the Book
Description

About the Book

 

From the late 1970s to the present, feminists in India have had to deal with spiralling violence against women and the alarming ramifications of its forms, as well as assess their strategies to combat it.

 

This monograph reviews twenty- five years of protest and action by them, in an attempt to take both our analysis and theories forward.

 

It maps the trajectory of feminist organizing in India in the post- Emergency period, after 1977; the paths of legal reform and the points at which they have intersected with, or resulted from, feminist campaigns; the texture of campaigns and the creativity with which women’s groups have fashioned and sustained difficult struggles against violence; the persistence of feminist interventions and the ways in which different groups have been able to tilt the balance in favour of women in perceptible ways; and the escalation of collective violence, increasingly by agents of the state, against women.

 

Notwithstanding the diversity of formal political affiliations and theoretical analyses within the women’s movement, the last twenty-five years have seen the evolution of a minimum consensus that categorically rejects any rationalization of violence against women, even while recognizing its complexity.

 

About the Author

 

Kalpana Kannabiran is a founder member of Asmita Resource Centre for Women, and Professor of Sociology at NALSAR University of Law. She is co-author of De-Eroticising Assault: Essays on Modesty, Honour and Power (2000); co-editor of The Situated Politics of Belonging (2006) and editor of The Violence of Normal Times: Essays on Women’s Lived Realities (2005). She was awarded the VKRV Rao Prize in Social Science Research for 2003 by the Indian Council for Social Science Research and The Institute for Social and Economic Change.

 

Ritu Menon is a publisher and writer. She is co-author of Borders & Boundaries: Women in India’s Partition (1998); Unequal Citizens: A Study of Muslim Women in India (2004); and Educating Muslim Girls: A Comparison of Five Indian Cities (2005); and co-editor of In a Minority: Essays on Muslim Women in India (2005).

 

She has also edited No Woman’s Land: Women from Pakistan, India & Bangladesh Write on the Partition of India (2004), and several anthologies of stories by Indian women.

 

Contents

 

 

Acknowledgements

vi

1.

From Mathura to Manorama

1

2.

Judicial and Legislative Action

39

3.

Alternative Forms of Protest

79

4.

Feminist Interventions

119

5.

Confronting State Violence

159

 

Sample Pages









From Mathura to Manorama (Resisting Violence Against Women in India)

Item Code:
NAJ219
Cover:
Hardcover
Edition:
2007
Publisher:
ISBN:
8188965359
Language:
English
Size:
8.5 inch X 5.5 inch
Pages:
210
Other Details:
Weight of the Book: 400 gms
Price:
$18.00   Shipping Free
Look Inside the Book
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
From Mathura to Manorama (Resisting Violence Against Women in India)

Verify the characters on the left

From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 1887 times since 12th Jul, 2016

About the Book

 

From the late 1970s to the present, feminists in India have had to deal with spiralling violence against women and the alarming ramifications of its forms, as well as assess their strategies to combat it.

 

This monograph reviews twenty- five years of protest and action by them, in an attempt to take both our analysis and theories forward.

 

It maps the trajectory of feminist organizing in India in the post- Emergency period, after 1977; the paths of legal reform and the points at which they have intersected with, or resulted from, feminist campaigns; the texture of campaigns and the creativity with which women’s groups have fashioned and sustained difficult struggles against violence; the persistence of feminist interventions and the ways in which different groups have been able to tilt the balance in favour of women in perceptible ways; and the escalation of collective violence, increasingly by agents of the state, against women.

 

Notwithstanding the diversity of formal political affiliations and theoretical analyses within the women’s movement, the last twenty-five years have seen the evolution of a minimum consensus that categorically rejects any rationalization of violence against women, even while recognizing its complexity.

 

About the Author

 

Kalpana Kannabiran is a founder member of Asmita Resource Centre for Women, and Professor of Sociology at NALSAR University of Law. She is co-author of De-Eroticising Assault: Essays on Modesty, Honour and Power (2000); co-editor of The Situated Politics of Belonging (2006) and editor of The Violence of Normal Times: Essays on Women’s Lived Realities (2005). She was awarded the VKRV Rao Prize in Social Science Research for 2003 by the Indian Council for Social Science Research and The Institute for Social and Economic Change.

 

Ritu Menon is a publisher and writer. She is co-author of Borders & Boundaries: Women in India’s Partition (1998); Unequal Citizens: A Study of Muslim Women in India (2004); and Educating Muslim Girls: A Comparison of Five Indian Cities (2005); and co-editor of In a Minority: Essays on Muslim Women in India (2005).

 

She has also edited No Woman’s Land: Women from Pakistan, India & Bangladesh Write on the Partition of India (2004), and several anthologies of stories by Indian women.

 

Contents

 

 

Acknowledgements

vi

1.

From Mathura to Manorama

1

2.

Judicial and Legislative Action

39

3.

Alternative Forms of Protest

79

4.

Feminist Interventions

119

5.

Confronting State Violence

159

 

Sample Pages









Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy

Related Items

9 Degrees of Justice (New Perspective on Violence against Women)
by Bishakha Datta
Hardcover (Edition: 2012)
Zubaan Publications
Item Code: NAG434
$49.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Violence of Normal Times (Essays on Women’s Lived Realities)
by Kalpana Kannabiran
Hardcover (Edition: 2005)
Women Unlimited
Item Code: NAF896
$40.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Islam, Women and Violence in Kashmir: Between India and Pakistan
by Nyala Ali Khan
Paperback (Edition: 2009)
Tulika Books
Item Code: IHL475
$30.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Shiv Sena Women (Violence And Communalism In a Bombay Slum)
by Atreyee Sen
Hardcover (Edition: 2008)
Zubaan
Item Code: IDK824
$35.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
States of Trauma (Gender and Violence in South Asia)
by Various Authors
Hardcover (Edition: 2009)
Zubaan Publications
Item Code: NAG265
$40.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Spectre of Violence The 1857 Kanpur Massacres
by Rudrangshu Mukherjee
Paperback (Edition: 2007)
Penguin Books
Item Code: IDJ518
$22.50
SOLD
Women's Studies and Women's Movement in India Since The 1970s: An Overview
by Kusum Datta
Hardcover (Edition: 2007)
The Asiatic Society
Item Code: IDK215
$30.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now

Testimonials

Thank you so much. I have received Krishna statue. Excellent art work and beautiful as I expected. Certainly I will recommend and plan to visit your store when I am coming to India.
Kannan, Canada.
STATUE RECEIVED. EXCELLENT STATUE AND EXCELLENT SERVICE.
Charles, London
To my astonishment and joy, your book arrived (quicker than the speed of light) today with no further adoo concerning customs. I am very pleased and grateful.
Christine, the Netherlands
You have excellent books!!
Jorge, USA.
You have a very interesting collection of books. Great job! And the ordering is easy and the books are not expensive. Great!
Ketil, Norway
I just wanted to thank you for being so helpful and wonderful to work with. My artwork arrived exquisitely framed, and I am anxious to get it up on the walls of my house. I am truly grateful to have discovered your website. All of the items I’ve received have been truly lovely.
Katherine, USA
I have received yesterday a parcel with the ordered books. Thanks for the fast delivery through DHL! I will surely order for other books in the future.
Ravindra, the Netherlands
My order has been delivered today. Thanks for your excellent customer services. I really appreciate that. I hope to see you again. Good luck.
Ankush, Australia
I just love shopping with Exotic India.
Delia, USA.
Fantastic products, fantastic service, something for every budget.
LB, United Kingdom
TRUSTe
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2017 © Exotic India