Conditions of Emergence: The Formation of Men’s Rights Groups in Contemporary India

  title={Conditions of Emergence: The Formation of Men’s Rights Groups in Contemporary India},
  author={Romit Chowdhury},
  journal={Indian Journal of Gender Studies},
  pages={27 - 53}
  • Romit Chowdhury
  • Published 1 February 2014
  • Sociology, Political Science
  • Indian Journal of Gender Studies
Drawing on a one-year research project, this article attempts to make a feminist appraisal of the phenomenon of men’s rights groups in contemporary India. This effort is structured in two parts. The expository section of this article addresses the following questions: who are the members of men’s rights groups and what are their social locations? What are their goals? Who are their supporters? What methods of recruitment do they employ? The latter, and longer, part of the article maps the… 

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