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Women in Politics

Women’s participation in Panchayats and Zila Parishads
Issue No.
Partners in Politics, Competing in Crime: Fallouts of Women’s Reservations in Maharashtra (Part -1) 136 May-Jun 2003
Partners in Politics, Competing in Crime: Fallouts of Women’s Reservations in Maharashtra (Part -2) 137 Jul-Aug 2003
All Women Panel Contest Panchayat Poll 25 Nov-Dec 1984
Women in Panchayats 65 Jul-Aug 1991
Against Heavy Odds: Women in W. Bengal Panchayats 124 May-Jun 2001
Campaign for an Alternative Women's Reservation Bill
Women's Marginal Role in Politics 97 Nov-Dec 1996
Cutting Across Party Lines: Women Members of Parliament Explain their Stand on Reservation Quotas 96 Sep-Oct 1996
Out of the Zenana Dabba: Strategies for Enhancing Women’s Political Representation 96 Sep-Oct 1996
The Logic of Quotas: Women’s Movement Splits on the Reservation Bill 107 Jul-Aug 1998
Enhancing Women’s Representation in Legislatures: An Alternative to the Government Bill for Women’s Reservation 116 Jan-Feb 2000
Thoughtless or Hypocritical: Congress Party’s New Brainwave for Women’s Reservation 149 Jul-Aug 2005
Women of Harijan Nada in Uttarakhand 36 Sep-Oct 1986
“It is about changing our Lives”: Himachali Women Organize 40 May-Jun 1987
In the People’s Own Court: A Village Demands Right to Information 117 Mar-Apr 2000
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• Deepening Democracy
Challenges of Governance and
Globalization in India,
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…)
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