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Published by Kali for Women in association with the Book Review Literary Trust in New Delhi .
Written in English



  • India.,
  • India


  • Poor women -- India.,
  • Dalits -- India.,
  • Women -- India -- Social conditions.,
  • Caste -- India.,
  • Feminism -- India.

Book details:

About the Edition

Contributed articles on the issues related to Dalit women in India.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 368-373).

Other titlesGender and caste
Statementedited by Anupama Rao ; series editor, Rajeswari Sunder Rajan.
SeriesIssues in contemporary Indian feminism ;, 1
ContributionsRao, Anupama., Kali for Women (Organization), Book Review Literary Trust (New Delhi, India)
LC ClassificationsHQ1742 .G434 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 377 p. ;
Number of Pages377
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3718524M
ISBN 108186706615
LC Control Number2003333899

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