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Published: 01 August 2019

184 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190949426

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Gendered Citizenship

Understanding Gendered Violence in Democratic India

Natasha Behl

Oxford Studies in Gender and International Relations

  • Proposes situated citizenship as a general theoretical and methodological framework to study the lived experiences of unequal democracy across subordinated demographics and to understand gendered and racialized citizenship in different locations across the world
  • Analyzes Indian women's unequal experience of democracy in multiple domains--state, civil society, religious community, and home
  • Conducts the first empirical study of Sukhmani Seva Societies (Sikh devotional organizations) to demonstrate the democratic potential within these devotional organizations

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