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Hindu women and the power of ideology

Vanaja Dhruvarajan

Hindu women and the power of ideology

by Vanaja Dhruvarajan

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Published by Vistaar Publications in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hindu women -- India -- Social conditions,
  • Sex role -- India,
  • Women in Hinduism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography and index.

    StatementVanaja Dhruvarajan.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 168 p. :
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14556652M
    ISBN 108170361664
    OCLC/WorldCa30371077

    Authors from a variety of disciplines assess the issues facing women in Muslim societies not only in the Middle East but also in Africa and Asia. They stress the importance of historical context, local customs and policies in defining the status of Muslim women, and examine how women are coping with challenges such as modernity and conservative reaction.2/5(1).   Top news of the day: Jamia student shot at during protest march, Rahul Gandhi says Naredra Modi and Nathuram Godse share same ideology, and Location: Kasturi Building, Anna Salai, , Mount Road, Chennai, , Tamil Nadu.

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    The High Caste Hindu Woman by Pandita Ramabai Sarasvati Pandita Ramabai’s America: ment of the place of women in traditional upper-caste India. Impassioned and critical, the book yet maintained both Indian national pride and a ismatic power of Dr. Rachel Bodley of the Woman’s Medical College Size: KB.   It threatens not just the minorities and the Hindu-oppressed lower castes but the majority of its citizens, the women. Both the ideology and the many pronouncements of .


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In her recent book Gender in the Hindu Nation she presents three essays that speak to the role and representation of, and by women within the Hindu Nationalist discourse. Hindutva, a Hindu nationalist movement, is an ideology that claims India to be a Hindu nation and positions itself in opposition to Muslims and Christians in India.

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