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Khasi women and matriliny: transformations in gender relations
This paper examines the link between matriliny and gender. Focused on the Khasi of Northeast India, it shows that while women have comparative security under matriliny, they are not entirely free f...
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Book Reviews : . Leela Dube, Women and Kinship: Comparative Perspectives on Gender in South and South-East Asia. Tokyo: United Nations University Press and New Delhi: Vistaar Publications. 1997. 214
The book under review is a product of discussions on the United Nations University Project, ’A Comparative Study of Women’s Work and Family Strategies in South and South-East Asia’. Premised on theExpand
Book Reviews
Parashar's book was published well before the destruction of the Babri Masjid on 6 December 1992. It is peculiarly poignant to review it in the wake of that event and the aftermath of violence. WomenExpand
Book reviews and notices : PARIYARAM M. CHACKO, ed., Matriliny in Meghalaya: Tradition and change. New Delhi: Regency Publications, 1998. xi + 114 pp. Tables, notes, refer ences, bibliography, index.
This slender book is a welcome contribution to the scanty literature on the Khasi matrilineal system. The product of a seminar held at the North Eastern Hill University, the book throws interestingExpand
Poverty and indigenous peoples with special reference to India
S'appuyant sur l'exemple des societes tribales en Inde (Adivasi, peuples indigenes...), l'A. propose une analyse critique des situations de pauvrete et des programmes de reduction de la pauvrete enExpand