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Family and Gender
Changing Values in Germany and India

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January 2003 | 360 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
This Indian book brings together, for the first time, essays written by well-known scolars from a wide range of academic disciplines in the various aspects of family in India and Europe, with special reference to Germany.
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Family
A Gendering and Gendered Space  
 
PART ONE: SOCIAL HISTORY OF THE FAMILY
Imtiaz Ahmad
Between the Ideal and the Real
Gender Relations within the Indian Joint Family  
Gunilla-Friederike Budde
The Persisting Image versus Economic and Demographic Changes
The Three-generation Household in Europe  
Vasanthi Raman
The Diverse Life-worlds of Indian Childhood
 
PART TWO: IMAGES AND SYMBOLIC PRACTICES
Chaturvedi Badrinath
The Householder, grihastha, in the Mahabharata
Margrit Pernau
Motherhood and Female Identity
Religious Advice Literature for Woman in German Catholicism and Indian Islam  
Ute Frevert
Changing Masculinities in Central Europe
Duelling and its Aftermath  
Katharina Poggendorf-Kakar
Virtous Mother, Virile Hero and Warrior Queen
The Conception of Gender and Family in Hindutava  
 
PART THREE: THE FAMILY AND THE STATE
Nadini Azad
Gender and Family
State Intervention in India  
Helmut Reifield
State Interest in the Family
Social Change and Social Policy in Germany  
Shail Mayaram
Gender in Governance
Woman, Family and the Constitutional Panchayats of Contemporary India  
 
PART FOUR: FAULT LINES
Nirmala Banerjee
The Marginal Families
Samita Sen
Politics of Gender and Class
Woman in Indian Industries  
U Vindhya
Private Crimes and Public Sanction
Violence against Woman in the Family  

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ISBN: 9780761996187
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