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Title The enigma of the Kerala woman : a failed promise of literacy / edited by Swapna Mukhopadhyay
Published New Delhi : Social Science Press, [2007]


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Description xii, 189 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents 1. Understanding the Enigma of Women's Status in Kerala: Does High Literacy Necessarily Translate into High Status? / Swapna Mukhopadhyay -- 2. Gender Disparity in Kerala: A Critical Reinterpretation / S. Irudaya Rajan / Sreerupa -- 3. Mental Health, Gender Ideology and Women's Status in Kerala Swapna Mukhopadhyay / Jayanti Basu and S. Irudaya Rajan -- 4. Re-forming Women in Malayalee Modernity: A Historical Overview / J. Devika and Avanti Mukherjee -- 5. Living as a Woman: Some Case Studies -- 6. Gender Disparity in Kerala: Some Visual Images
Summary Contributed articles with reference to the state of Kerala, India
Notes Copyright: Institute of Social Studies Trust
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Sex role -- India -- Kerala.
Gender mainstreaming -- India -- Kerala.
Women -- India -- Kerala -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Women -- India -- Kerala -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
Author Mukhopadhyay, Swapna.
Institute of Social Studies Trust (New Delhi, India)
LC no. 2007340169
ISBN 9788187358268