By Nandana Dutta
This booklet makes use of groups of ladies as a framework for interpreting women’s event, rights and aspirations in Assam and Northeast India. It explores the various roles performed through such groups within the formation of society, the emergence of a women’s public sphere and the illustration of those groups in tradition. The essays within the quantity research a bunch of women’s groups together with the Mahila Samiti, Jain women’s agencies, Lekhika Sanstha, lesbian groups, spiritual gatherings, clinical and environmental teams, women’s collaborations via cookbooks, in addition to nebulous groups of sufferers of persecution. They research how women’s groups are either empowering and transformational yet may possibly sarcastically even be regressive and static.
Lucid, analytical, and wealthy with case reports, this quantity should be priceless to students and researchers of gender reports, sociology, political technology, heritage and cultural experiences, fairly these attracted to Northeast India.
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