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Author Chanda, Ipsita, author

Title Selfing the city : single women migrants and their lives in Kolkata / Ipshita Chanda
Published Thousand Oaks, California : SAGE, 2017
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Contents Introduction -- Entering the space: diversity through a gender lens -- The city: relations in urban space -- Inhabiting the city: the challenges -- A room in the city: constructing a private space -- Finding the "self" -- Friendships: creating a community -- The 'safe' city and outsider women -- The 'self' and the city: new roles -- The outsider and equitable social space
Summary Exploring the quest for 'self' in the city through migrant women's narratives
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed May 8, 2017)
Subject Group identity -- India -- Kolkata.
Single women -- India -- Kolkata -- Social conditions.
Urbanization -- Social aspects -- India -- Kolkata.
Women internal migrants -- India -- Kolkata -- Social conditions.
Women -- Identity.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9381345244 (electronic bk.)
9789381345245 (electronic bk.)
(e book)