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by Jyoti Puri

  • ISBN: 0415921287
  • Category: Social Sciences
  • Subcategory: Politics
  • Author: Jyoti Puri
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Routledge (June 23, 1999)
  • Pages: 248
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Chandra Mohanty "Jyoti Puri's "Women, Body and Desire in Post-Colonial India succesfully integrates interview data with a sophisticated and compelling theoretical analysis that engages directly with the topic of feminism and national identities.

Chandra Mohanty "Jyoti Puri's "Women, Body and Desire in Post-Colonial India succesfully integrates interview data with a sophisticated and compelling theoretical analysis that engages directly with the topic of feminism and national identities. Jyoti Puri is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Simmons College, Boston.

Jyoti Puri is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Simmons College, Boston. In Sexual States Jyoti Puri tracks the efforts to decriminalize homosexuality in India to show how the regulation of sexuality is fundamentally tied to the creation and enduring existence of the state. Since 2001 activists have attempted to rewrite Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, which in addition to outlawing homosexual behavior is often used to prosecute a range of activities and groups that are considered perverse.

Home Browse Books Book details, Woman, Body, Desire in. .Puri discovers that attitudes about sexuality and gender are surprisingly similar in India and Western countries.

Home Browse Books Book details, Woman, Body, Desire in Post-Colonial India:. Woman, Body, Desire in Post-Colonial India: Narratives of Gender and Sexuality. Jyoti Puri draws on post-colonial and feminist theory to focus on how women in current-day India conceptualize their gender and sexuality. She provides a groundbreaking ethnographic study based on fifty-four middle and upper-class Indian women, ranging from the ages of fifteen to thrity eight.

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Woman, Body and Desire in Postcolonial Indiaconnects important issues of class an nationhood to the emerging .

Woman, Body and Desire in Postcolonial Indiaconnects important issues of class an nationhood to the emerging sense of female identity in India, covering previously neglected topics such as menstruation, gay and straight sexual experience, sexual harassment and assault, marriage and motherhood.

1 online resource (xiv, 234 pages). She provides a groundbreaking ethnographic study based on fifty-four middle- and upper-class Indian women, ranging from the ages of fifteen to thirty-eight. She argues that these women's narratives are shaped by not only the nation-state, but by transnational processes as well.

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Narratives of Gender and Sexuality.

First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.