Item description for Questioning Modernity and Development - A Qualitative Inquiry on Women's Emancipation in Kerala, India by Susanne Bygnes...
The population in Kerala, India is frequently displayed as more literate, more educated, healthier and less poverty struck than those of other Indian states. Women's high development scores are particularly often brought to the forefront when general information about Kerala is distributed. Kerala thus, might seem like a perfect display of social development, a success story for women's emancipation in an 'underdeveloped' part of the world. This book explores critical feminist voices questioning the results of modern emancipation and suggests the critique launched by feminists in Kerala to be relevant when re-examining gender equality in Scandinavia.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.61" Width: 6.69" Height: 0.25" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Release Date Feb 12, 2008
Publisher VDM Verlag Dr. Mueller e.K.
ISBN 3836455048 ISBN13 9783836455046
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