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Author Kumbhar, Sudhir.

Title Jata Removal Movement : Unfolding the 'Gender' in Politico-Religious Society
Published Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2009
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Description 1 online resource (117 pages)
Summary For centuries, India has been known for its politico-religious structures, which have developed casteism and discrimination. Gender-based oppressions have been prominent features of the patriarchal culture in India - both obvious and subtle forms of gender inequity. Multiple rites, customs, traditions and protocols reflect gender discrimination, and in most cases show gender oppression. The subordination of women visible in Indian context can be referred in historic shift from matrilineal str .
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Subject Caste -- India.
Rites and ceremonies -- India.
Sex discrimination against women -- India.
Sex role -- India.
Women -- Religious life -- India.
Women -- India -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
Author Dhaske, Govind.
ISBN 1443815500 (electronic bk.)
9781443815505 (electronic bk.)