Reflecting on Resistance

@article{Sen2006ReflectingOR,
  title={Reflecting on Resistance},
  author={Atreyee Sen},
  journal={Indian Journal of Gender Studies},
  year={2006},
  volume={13},
  pages={1 - 35}
}
  • Atreyee Sen
  • Published 2006
  • Sociology
  • Indian Journal of Gender Studies
This article analyses the power of peripheral urban spaces in the creation and dissemin-ation of a culture of female militancy. I show how poor women in the Bombay slums, by affiliating themselves with the aggressive Shiv Sena movement, came to violently control a range of physical, material and social spaces, in the process moving away from positions of subordination to occupy roles that allowed them to affect the male exercise of authority. I explore the importance of women's oral narratives… Expand
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