By Sudarshana Sen
The learn considers generations of Anglo-Indian ladies in post-colonial India, and their social interplay with their group. It explores Anglo-Indian ladies as a part of a cultural complete and as contributors within the mainstream cultural claims of India. It significantly highlights the marginalisation of Anglo-Indian ladies in decision-making, targeting the a number of patriarchal dominations they face, and the way it affects on their position inside society. It argues that the historic gendering of the Anglo-Indian neighborhood has concrete outcomes by way of familial, cultural and organizational hyperlinks with the diaspora, perceptions and attitudes of alternative Indian groups in the direction of the Anglo-Indian group in colleges, neighborhoods and places of work and critical discriminations in response to color of epidermis, monetary assets and conformity to gender stereotypes. interpreting how varied types of race, type and gender discrimination intersect within the lives and stories of Anglo-Indian girls, this paintings offers insights into modern gender relatives in India, and is a key learn for students in gender and sociology, in addition to minority and diaspora studies.
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Anglo-Indian Women in Transition: Pride, Prejudice and Predicament by Sudarshana Sen