Book name: Women in Indian Society
Author: Neera Desai & Usha Thakkar
Publisher: National Book Trust, India
Price: Rs. 60
Women in Indian Society make a commendable effort to probe various aspects of the condition of Indian women today… A useful handbook for any feminist scholar… It is a handbook that will interest and provoke much discussion. In the sphere of women’s studies, it will rank as an important contribution.’ Indian Post `The issues dealt with (here) are varied and range from analyses of the huge context of Indian society to specific issues of sex stereotyping, violence, media and awareness. An interdisciplinary approach enables the volume to cover the rather vast area of women in Indian society. Confined to women and women issues, the book makes a concerted effort to present the status of Indian women against the ever changing social, economic, political and academic back-grounds. The book, specially, published on the occasion of ‘Women Empowerment Year 2001’, the book is a worthy contribution in the field of gender and social studies.
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