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Queer activism in India: a story in the anthropology of ethics
Bass briefly highlights the consumption of media from Tamil Nadu among up-country Tamils, but this media is, in my understanding, consumed widely by Jaffna Tamils too. Further consideration ofExpand
Sanitation and disasters: a case study of community and institutional response to Cyclone Phailin, Odisha 2013
There is a new shift in political interest in sanitation in India with the newly launched Swacha Bharat Abhiyan on 2 October 2014. Given this renewed interest, this paper investigates the specificExpand
Building community resilience through water, sanitation, and hygiene programmes during post disaster recovery
Repeated occurrences of disasters pose a huge threat to community and infrastructural resilience. Hence recovery processes should go beyond the traditional notion of bouncing back and restoreExpand
Upscaling Participatory Action and Videos for Agriculture and Nutrition (UPAVAN) trial comparing three variants of a nutrition-sensitive agricultural extension intervention to improve maternal and
BackgroundMaternal and child undernutrition have adverse consequences for pregnancy outcomes and child morbidity and mortality, and they are associated with low educational attainment, economicExpand
Menstrual hygiene: a 'silent' need during disaster recovery
Post-disaster relief and recovery operations seldom focus on women’s priorities regarding menstrual hygiene. There is an increasing awareness to incorporate inclusive, participatory, andExpand
Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and disaster recovery for community resilience: A mixed methods study from Odisha, India
Abstract This paper addresses challenges in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) during recovery by documenting relief and recovery efforts by Oxfam to improve WASH behaviour changes after 2013Expand
Building Community Resilience to Recurrent Flooding: Field Experience from the 2012 Assam Floods, India
This chapter offers a diverse perspective on seasonal floods and provides an understanding of how communities and institutions respond, learn and recover from these disasters. In the case ofExpand
Book review: the beauty trade: youth, gender and fashion globalization by Angela B.V. McCracken
Through the lens of beauty products, practices, and ideas of youth in Guadalajara, Mexico, The Beauty Trade aims to analyze whether and how beauty norms are changing in relation to the globalizingExpand