Living the body :

Thapan, Meenakshi.

Living the body : embodiment, womanhood and identity in contemporary India / Meenakshi Thapan. - New Delhi, India : Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications India ; SAGE, 2009. - xxi, 190 p. ; 23 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [173]-184) and index.

Introduction: An engagement with the sociology of embodiment -- Embodiment, identity and womanhood -- Cultures of adolescence -- Embodiment and womanhood in Femina -- The body in the mirror : embodiment, violence and identity -- The body as a weapon : embodiment, work and identity -- Aporiai of resistance.

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Gender identity--India.
Human body--Social aspects--India.
Sex role--India.
Women--History.--India

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