Politics, women and well-being : how Kerala became "a model"

@article{Jeffrey1993PoliticsWA,
  title={Politics, women and well-being : how Kerala became "a model"},
  author={Robin Jeffrey},
  journal={The Journal of Asian Studies},
  year={1993},
  volume={52},
  pages={190 - 191}
}
  • Robin Jeffrey
  • Published 1 February 1993
  • Economics
  • The Journal of Asian Studies
List of Tables - Preface - List of Abbreviations - Chronology - Introduction - PART 1: HOW OLD KERALA GAVE WAY Janamma, 1860-1940 - Old Kerala - Family - Education - Economy and Attitudes - PART 2: HOW PUBLIC POLITICS TOOK HOLD Mary Poonen Lukose, 1886-1976 - Christians Suggest - 'Communities' Form - Nationalism Inspires - Classes Organize - PART 3: HOW 'THE MODEL' TOOK SHAPE Akkamma Cheriyan Varky, 1909-82 - Education - Land - Well-Being - Conclusion K.R.Gouri - Glossary - Notes - Select… 

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