Two Faces of Protest: Contrasting Modes of Women's Activism in India

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Drawing on case studies of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) in West Bengal and Shramik Sangathana in Maharashtra, this ground-breaking new work examines Indian women's political activism. Investigating institutional change at the state level and protest at the village level, Amrita Basu traces the paths of two kinds of political activism among these women. With insights gleaned from extensive interviews with activists, government officials, and ordinary men and women, she finds that militancy has been fueled by ...

Two Faces of Protest: Contrasting Modes of Women's Activism in India 1994, University of California Press

ISBN-13: 9780520089198

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Two Faces of Protest: Contrasting Modes of Women's Activism in India 1992, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520065062

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