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Issue No : 42-43


INTERVIEW: Traditions Versus Misconceptions
—Romila Thapar talks to Madhu and Ruth

The Burning of Roop Kanwar
—Madhu Kishwar, Ruth Vanita

The Many Faces of Sati in The Early Nineteenth Century
—Extracts from a paper by Anand Yang

The Culture of Sati in Rajasthan
—Prahlad Singh Shekhawat

POEMS: Woman
Shashi Girdner

POEMS: Recognition
—Indu Sena

Seven Decades Ago
—Sandip Bandhopadhyay

The Power to Take Rights
Report from A.P. by V. Kasiratnam

Letters to Manushi

The Ladies’ Panel
Report from Maharashtra by Chetna

Who’s Afraid of the Supreme Court?
—Follow upon the Mary Roy case

Relatively Autonomous: Jalari Fisherwomen of Andhra Pradesh
—U. Vindhya Sudhakar and V.Kalpna Rao

POEMS: The Veil
—Chandra Mallika

POEMS: Gargi

POEMS: Perhaps
—Ravindra R.P.

SHORT STORY: A Mother of Sons
—Munshi Premchand

FILMS: The Labouring Woman In Hindi Films
—Madhu Kishwar, Ruth Vanita

Imperilled Press Freedom: The Indian Express Case

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• Deepening Democracy
Challenges of Governance and
Globalization in India
(Oxford University Press)
Deepening Democracy brings together essays on enduring issues such as human rights, governance, and the impact of globalization on the Indian citizen. The covers a range of issues from a glimpse of the License-Permit-
Raid Raj as it affects the livelihood of the selfemployed poor, to a critique of India’s farm and economic policies. It further discusses the new divides being created by the country’s language policy to the causes and possible remedies for ethnic conflicts in India  (Read More…)
• Women Bhakta Poets:
Contains accounts of the life and poetry of some of the most outstanding women in Indian history from the 6th to the 17th
century — Mirabai, Andal, Avvaiyar, Muktabai, Janabai, Bahinabai, Lal
Ded, Toral, Loyal. Many of these poems had never neen translated into english before  (Read More…)
Off the Beaten Track: Rethinking Gender Justice for Indian Women (OUP)
Religion at the Service of Nationalism and Other Essays (OUP)
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