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1 Buddhism After Patriarchy: A Feminist History, Analysis and Reconstruction of Buddhism

Rita M. Gross

Sri Satguru Publications, New Delhi, India, 81-7030-422-9 / 9788170304227, New, New, 
034145

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2 Crossing Thresholds: Feminist Essays in Social History

Meera Kosambi

Permanent Black, New Delhi, India, 2011, 81-7824-338-5 / 9788178243382, First Paperback Printing, Paperback, New, 14 Cms x 21.5 Cms 
Printed pages: 414. 036799

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Durga Rahasya: A Key to the Eternal Feminine, Som Ranchan
3 Durga Rahasya: A Key to the Eternal Feminine

Som Ranchan

Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India, 2001, 81-215-1035-X / 9788121510356, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
An initiate of the late Swami Venkatesananda, Durga Rahasya builds on the insights vouchsafed by him. It brings out the cosmological, anthropological and existential meaning of the text via the three tales. The Introduction unravels the stories syntactically together with the lauds in a relaxed semiotic rhythm, supplementing with a commentary cultural and trans-cultural in five brief chapters enabling insights on the Eternal Feminine to the contemporary reader. The transcreation in a class by itself done by a poet steeped in Durga symbology as a sahridaya reader rounds off the Durga Rahasya. The book should interest any intellegent reader in addition to indologists and psychologists and the initiates. It is a handmade book, free from needless jargon. It stands apart from any other book on the subject by vitue of its freshness and interdisciplinary rangings. Printed Pages: 130. 017566

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4 Feminisms in Development: Contradictions, Contstations & Challenges

Andrea Cornwall, Elizabeth Harrison, and Ann Whitehead (eds)

Zubaan, New Delhi, India, 2008, 8189884492 / 9788189884499, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 160 x 235 Mm 
Printed Pages: 261. 022746

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5 Feminist Post-Development Thought: Rethinking Modernity, Post-colonialism and Representation

Kriemild Saunders

Zubaan, New Delhi, India, 8189013246 / 9788189013240, First Edition, Hardcover, New, New, 
Feminist Post-Development Thought addresses the crucial question of what development means for women. Is it still their best hope of social progress and equality, or does it simply raise false expectations for the future? Contents Abbreviations Acknowledgements Contributors Introduction: Towards a Deconstructive Post-Development Criticism I Aiding Development or Post-Development 1 Lessons from the Field:Rethinking Empowerment, Gender And Development from a Post-(Post-?) Development Perspective Jane Parpart 2 Dismantling the Master’s House with the Master’s Tools? Gender Work in and with Poerrful Bureaucracies 3 Trails of Turquoise: Feminist Enquiry and Counter-development in Ladakh, India II The Feminization of the Global Economy 4 Counter-geographies of Globalization: Feminization of Survival 5 Engendering Globalization in an Era of Transnational Capital: New Cross-Border Alliances and Strategies of Resistance in a post-NAFTA Mexico III More Worldly Feminisms 6 Development:Feminist Theory’s Cul-de-sac 7 Picture More at Variance: Of Desire and Development In the People’s Republic of China 8 Developmentalist Feminism and Neocolonialism In Andean Communities IV The Science Question in Development 9 Mad Cows and Sacred Cows 10 Global Circulations: Nature, Culture and the Possibility of Sustainable Development 11 Do the Marginalized Valorize the Margins? Exploring the Dangers of Difference V Stories From the Field 12 Participatory Research: A Tool in the Production of Knowledge in Development Discourse 13 Ethnographic Acts: Writing Women and Other Political Fields 14 Practising Theory through Women’s Bodies: Public Violence and Women’s Strategies of Power and Place VI Other Bodies 15 Body Politics: Revisiting the Population Question 16 Reproductive Technologies: A Third World Feminist Perspective 17 Gender, Bodies and Cosmos in Mesoamerica References and Bibliography Index. Printed Pages: 368. 027139

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6 Feminist Vision or 'Treason Against Men'?: Kashibai Kanitkar and the Engendering of Marathi Literature

Meera Kosambi (translated and edited)

Permanent Black, Ranikhet, India, 2008, 81-7824-216-8 / 9788178242163, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed pages: 351. 023526

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7 Feminist Vision or Treason Against Men

(Tras. & Ed.)Meera Kosambi

Permanent Black, New Delhi, India, 2008, 81-7824-342-3 / 9788178243429, First Edition, Paperback, New, 14 Cms x 21.5 Cms 
Printed pages: 351. 036768

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8 Films and Feminism: Essays in Indian Cinema

Jasbir Jain and Sudha Rai (eds)

Rawat Publications, New Delhi, India, 2009, 81-316-0280-X / 9788131602805, First Edition, Paperback, New, 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 280. 031971

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9 Harvesting Feminist Knowledge for Public Policy: Rebuilding Progress

(Eds.) Devaki Jain and Diane Elson

Sage Publications, New Delhi, India, 2011, 8132107411 / 9788132107415, First Edition, Hardback, New, New, 
Printed pages: 396. 036827

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10 Nuns, Yoginis, Saints, and Singers: Women's Renunciation in South Asia

Meena Khandelwal, Sondra L. Hausner, and Ann Grodzins Gold (eds.)

Zubaan, New Delhi, India, 2007, 8189884344 / 9788189884345, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 387. 028157

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11 Playing with Fire: Feminist Thought and Activism Through Seven Lives in India

Sangtin Writers: Anupamlata, Ramsheela, Reshma Ansari, Richa Nagar, Richa Singh, Shashi Vaish, Shashibala, Surbala, and Vibha Bajpayee

Zubaan, New Delhi, India, 8189013688 / 9788189013684, First Edition, Hardcover, New, New, 
Contents Acknowledgements Part I: Introduction - Playing with Fire: A Collective Journey Across Borders Part II: A Journey of Sangtins - The Beginnings of a Collective Journey - A Very Short Childhood et al. Printed Pages: 214. 027150

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12 Purabi: The East in Its Feminine Gender: Rabin

Rabindranath Tagore; Charu C. Chowdhuri (trs.); Edited and Introduced By Krishna Bose and Sugata Bose

Seagull Books, Kolkata, India, 2007, 0521699037 / 9780521699037, First Edition, Hardcover, Brand New, Brand New, 125 x 185 Mm 
Printed Pages: 170. 019990

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13 Re-Defining Feminisms

Ranjana Harish and V. Bharathi Harishankar (eds)

Rawat Publications, New Delhi, India, 2008, 81-316-0123-4 / 9788131601235, First Edition, Hardcover, New, New, 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 278. 031988

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14 Recovering Subversion: Feminist Politics Beyond the Law

Nivedita Menon

Permanent Black, New Delhi, India, 2004, 8178240858 / 9788178240855, First Edition, Hardcover, New, New, 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
This books is about the relation between law and feminist politics. The area it traverses ranges from feminist initiatives on sexual harassment to the parity movement in France. Nivedita Menon addresses a particular dilemma for radical politics—in particular, feminist politics—in India. The dilemma has become visible over the last two decades and arises at the interface of radical political practice and the logic of constitutionalism. By 'constitutionalism' she refers to the specific method adopted by modern democracies of safeguarding the autonomy of the individual self. It is now generally recognised, however, that this objective is achieved by enforcing universal norms that marginalise and de-legitimise contesting worldviews and value systems. This particular method of organising democracies has a specific history and arose in a particular location—in Europe in the seventeenth century. By historicising this method, Menon shows us how, four centuries later, we live in a very different world. The dilemma that faces radical politics today is therefore what Menon terms the 'paradox of constitutionalism'. This occurs when various differing moral visions come up against the universalising drive of constitutionality and the language of universal rights. By examining three issues that the women's movement in India has engaged with—the practice of selective abortion of female foetuses, sexual violence, and reservations for women in representative institutions—Menon unfolds a two-pronged argument, namely that (a) the language of rights and citizenship is no longer unproblematically available to an emancipatory politics; and (b) that specifically in the context of feminist politics it has become increasingly difficult to sustain 'woman' as the subject of such a politics, despite (or perhaps because of) the explosion of 'gender' as a category of analysis in official state and NGO discourse. The book concludes by exploring the consequences of this understanding for feminist theory and practice. Printed Pages: 288. 031565

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15 Representation and Resistance: South Asian and African Women's Texts at Home and in the Diaspora

Jaspal Kaur Singh

University of Calgary Press, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 2008, 1552382451 / 9781552382455, First Edition, Paperback, New, 23 Cms x 15 Cms 
Printed pages: 245. 034678

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16 Shadow Lives: Writings on Widowhood

Uma Chakravarti and Preeti Gill (eds.)

Zubaan: An Imprint of Kali for Women, New Delhi, India, 2007, 8186706402 / 9788186706404, Second Impression, Paperback, New, 14 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 501. 017812

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17 Sociology of Gender: The Challenge of Feminist Sociological Knowledge

Sharmila Rege (ed.)

Sage Publications, New Delhi, India, 2003, 0761997059 / 9780761997054, First Edition, Paperback, New, 
Printed Pages: 444. 028118

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18 States of Trauma: Gender and Violence in South Asia

Piya Chatterjee, Manali Desai, and Parama Roy (eds)

Zubaan, New Delhi, India, 2009, 8189884115 / 9788189884116, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 145 x 220 Mm 
Printed Pages: 350. 028515

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19 Stri: Feminine Power in the Mahabharata

Kevin McGrath

Orient BlackSwan, New Delhi, India, 2011, 8125042792 / 9788125042792, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 16 Cms x 25 Cms 
Printed pages: 240. 036793

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20 The Lord Who is Half Woman: Ardhanarosvara in Indian and Feminist Perspective

Ellen Goldberg

State University of New York Press, New York, USA, 2002, 0-7914-5325-1 / 9780791453254, First Edition, Paperback, New, 15 Cmsx 22.5 Cms 
Printed pages: 208. 036778

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21 The Other Revolution: NGO and Feminist Perspectives from South Asia

Renuka Sharma and Purushottama Bilimoria (eds)

Sri Satguru Publications, New Delhi, India, 81-7030-629-9 / 9788170306290, New, 
035535

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22 The Puranic World: Environment, Gender, Ritual and Myth

Vijay Nath

Manohar, New Delhi, India, 2010, 8173048010 / 9788173048012, First Edition, Hardcover, New, New, 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 310. 035593

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