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Women, Political Struggles and Gender Equality in South Asia

Edited by Margaret Alston

in Gender, Development and Social Change from Palgrave Macmillan, currently edited by Wendy Harcourt

Date: 2014
ISBN: 978-1-137-39057-8
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Chapters in this book:

Ch 1 Introduction: Women, Political Struggles and Activism — Exploring the Lives of Women in South Asia Margaret Alston
Margaret Alston
Ch 2 Responding to Rape: Feminism and Young Middle-Class Women in India
Sneha Krishnan
Ch 3 Gendered Violence: Forms, Incidence and Legislation in India
Sadhna Arya and Shashi Khurana
Ch 4 To Be a Woman in Pakistan: Stories of Struggle and Survival
Bushra Khaliq
Ch 5 Women in Bangladesh: Invisible Heroes in the Economy and Society
Rokeya Kabir and Omar Tarek Chowdhury
Ch 6 Intergenerational Prostitution in India: How a Cultural Practice Constitutes Sex Trafficking
Alix Dolson
Ch 7 Powerful Predators: A Kathmandu Perspective
Bidushi Dhungel
Ch 8 Living on the Edge: Mapping Homeless Women’s Mobilization in Kolkata, India
Paromita Chakravarti
Ch 9 Money Where the Mouth Is: Women, Capital and a Land Rights Movement
Kaushiki Rao and Anusha Hariharan
Ch 10 Linking Traditions of Resistance
Aruna Burte
Ch 11 Substantive Representation and Violence Against Women (VAW) in Pakistan
Shaheen Ashraf Shah
Ch 12 The Intersection of the Public and the Private for Pashtun Women in Politics
Mary Hope Schwoebel
Ch 13 Creating Spaces for Change: Santali Women’s Role in Local Level Politics in Rural India
Carol Wrenn
Ch 14 Women’s Transformational Leadership in Bangladesh: Potentials and Challenges
Nazmunnessa Mahtab
Ch 15 Women, Politics and Patriarchy: A Case of Bangladesh
Mahmuda Islam
Ch 16 Conclusion
Margaret Alston

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DOI: 10.1057/9781137390578

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