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- DescriptionPresents an overview of the experiences and representations of motherhood in India from ancient to modern times. This book argues that the centrality of motherhood as an ideology in a woman's life is manufactured. It analyses different structures of society - language, religion and law.
- Author BiographyMaithreyi Krishnaraj was formerly Director, Research Centre for Women's Studies, SNDT Women's University, Mumbai. With her background in three disciplines - economics, sociology and education - she did interdisciplinary work in women's studies and is considered a pioneer in developing the subject. She has published widely in national and international journals and taught as Senior Professor in many universities in India and abroad. Some of her major publications are Real Lives and Mythic Models (2000), Between State and Markets (2007), Gender, Food Security and Rural Livelihoods (2008) and Women Farmers of India (2008).
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication31/07/2009
- GenreSociology & Anthropology: Professional
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintRoutledge India
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight521 g
- Width138 mm
- Height216 mm
- Edited byMaithreyi Krishnaraj
- Format DetailsPaper over boards
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