Living the body : embodiment, womanhood and identity in contemporary India / Meenakshi Thapan.

By: Thapan, MeenakshiMaterial type: SetSetVolumes: Show volumesPublication details: New Delhi, India : Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications India ; SAGE, 2009Description: xxi, 190 p. ; 23 cmISBN: 9788178299013 (hard back); 8178299011 (hard back)Subject(s): Gender identity -- India | Human body -- Social aspects -- India | Sex role -- India | Women -- India -- HistoryDDC classification: 306.4 Online resources: Table of contents only
Contents:
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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306.4 T3674l 2009 (Browse shelf (Opens below)) 01 Not For Loan 022958
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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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