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Understanding Gender (Kali Monographs)

3.89  ·  Rating details ·  53 ratings  ·  5 reviews
This useful booklet about the concept of 'gender' in feminism discourse deals with such difficult questions as the relationship between 'gender' and 'woman'; the difference between 'women and development' and 'gender and development'; gender and patriarchy; and how religion, caste and class affect gender relations. A must read for those involved in gender training and in ...more
Paperback, 88 pages
Published December 31st 1999 by Kali for Women,India
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Saurabh Sharma
Jul 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I found this booklet very useful. First of all, it's very simple and digestible. Everyone can easily go through its contents as they're presented as dialogue and often as inquiries in this domain; its criticism and its openness to debate are establishing its credibility.
The book, loosely speaking, is more like a meditation of gender and its effects in the 'modern world' or how the idea of 'sex' and 'gender' evolved in the modern world.
Saadik Bhanbhro
Sep 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The book has been published in 2000 but it is relevant today ever before. Everyone women, men, girls & boys; wherever they are north, south, east & west should read this book. This is very easy to read & the author has superbly explained all the complex concept in plain language.
Madhura Gurav
Jul 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing
A very enlightening reading material on Gender.
And most importantly, anyone can understand the text. It is not academic and jargony, rather, the concepts are explained in simple and lucid language.
Sunita Reddy
Nov 22, 2016 rated it it was amazing
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Nupur Jain
Jun 24, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Must read for beginners. Gives immense clarity..
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