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Gender, Class and Reflexive Modernity in India

Gender, Class and Reflexive Modernity in India

by J. Belliappa

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Using in-depth interviews, this book explores women employed in the Indian IT industry and highlights the gender specific and culturally specific consequences of reflexive modernity in neo-liberal India.

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ISBN-13: 9781349335886
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/2013
Series: Genders and Sexualities in the Social Sciences
Edition description: 1st ed. 2013
Pages: 184
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Jyothsna Latha Belliappa is Associate Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies at Azim Premji University in India.

Table of Contents

1. Setting Out to Study Class and Gender in Contemporary India 2. Interrogating Reflexive Modernity 3. The 'New' Indian Middle Class Woman 4. Individualism And Responsibility: Women's Relationships Within Their Families 5. Women's Relationships with Paid Work in the Transnational Economy 6. Managing Paid Employment and Family Life 7. Relational Reflexivity, Individual Choice and Respectable Modernity

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