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Misir, Prem

The Subaltern Indian Woman

Misir, Prem - The Subaltern Indian Woman, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction and Overview: Indian Indentured Women as Human Agency
Prem Misir

2. Devoted Wife/Sensuous Bibi: Colonial Constructions of the Indian Woman, 1860–1900
Indrani Sen

3. Conceiving the Coolie Woman: Indentured Labour, Indian Women and Colonial Discourse
Mishi Faruqee

4. Female Indentured Labor in Suriname: For Better or for Worse?
Rosemarijn Hoefte

5. The Position of Indian Women in Surinam
P. C. Emmer

6. Kunti’s Cry: Indentured Women on Fiji Plantations
Brij V. Lal

7. Kunti, Lakshmibhai and the “Ladies”: Women’s Labour and the Abolition of Indentured Emigration from India
Karen A. Ray

8. Fallen Through the Nationalist and Feminist Grids of Analysis: Political Campaigning of Indian Women Against Indentured Labour Emigration
Shobna Nijhawan

9. Constructing Visibility: Indian Women in the Jamaican Segment of the Indian Diaspora
Verene A. Shepherd

10. “Time to Show Our True Colors”: The Gendered Politics of “Indianness” in Post-Apartheid South Africa
Smitha Radhakrishnan

11. Reflexivity and the Diaspora: Indian Women in Post-Indenture Caribbean, Fiji, Mauritius and South Africa
Ravindra K. Jain

12. The Indo-Fijian Woman’s Story: Violence Against Women
Prem Misir

Keywords: Social Sciences, Women's Studies, History of South Asia, Feminist Anthropology, Diaspora

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2018
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9789811051661
Printed ISBN
978-981-10-5165-4

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