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There exists an imminent need to discuss and examine on a macro level the plethora of issues adversely affecting the lives of women. Vital issues inextricably linked to the impartial evaluation of injustices perpetrated upon this stoic segment of society. Indeterminate as well as specific causes which contribute so substantially towards making the lives of Women from different economic stratas of society, so fraught with difficulties and distress. Women and the Wind of 'Change, the author's seminal full-length work on women's issues, does just that. In keeping with the spirit of enquiry, analysis and suggested Solutions to alleviate the many hardships that women have to undergo, for a complex number of socio-economic, socio-psychological and socio-historical reasons, to mention a few. In order to attempt to understand and evaluate such issues in their entirety, a more or less uniform practice of tracing the genesis of the issue and establishing the various factors which influenced altitudes and Events over a period of time, has been followed. The information disseminated within by no means purports to be exhaustive, though the endeavour of The Author has been to present a reasonably broad-based study, Especially pertinent to the women and the institutions and practices that govern the destiny of the women of our vast and wonderful Indian subcontinent.Printed Pages: 494. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 105985
Inhaltsangabe: With special reference to India.
Titel: Women and the Wind of Change
Verlag: Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: New
Buchbeschreibung Peter Lang Apr 1998, 1998. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. Neuware - Designed to continue the tradition of critical study and celebration of the literary products of Caribbean writers, Winds of Change features eighteen new essays written by writers and scholars of Caribbean literature. The volume was developed from the 1996 International Conference of Caribbean Women Writers and Scholars and includes original essays by Opal Palmer Adisa, Maryse Condé, Beryl A. Gilroy, Merle Hodge, Patricia Powel, Astrid H. Roemer, and Elaine Savory, among others. The writers speak to each other and to the audience on the ways in which Caribbean women writers influence their societies (cultural, political, social, economic) through their literature. The work also features a discussion of Afro-Brasilian writers who situate themselves as Caribbean in sensibility and content. 237 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9780820437156