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Religion And Gender In The Developing World PDF

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Religion And Gender In The Developing World PDF

Faith-based development organizations have become a central part of the lives of the women of rural Rajasthan, and have come to represent an important aspect of both individual and collective identities. And yet, religious teachings continue to be used to exclude women from public decision making forums and render them vulnerable to increasing levels of domestic violence. In a unique multi-disciplinary approach, combining a range of subjects, particularly gender studies, Bradley provides a unique study of the contradictory and complex role of development organisations and faith organizations in the lives of women in rural Rajasthan. This book will be of interest to students, reseachers and policy makers involved in various fields, including those of Development Studies, Religion, Gender Studies and Social Anthropology.

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Religion And Gender In The Developing World PDF: Faith-Based Organizations And Feminism In India (Library Of Development Studies)

Author Tamsin Bradley
Isbn 1848854277
File size 3.4 MB
Year 2011
Pages 272
Language English
File format PDF
Category Religion

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