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The Woman Question

Ramin Jahanbegloo

in India Revisited

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780195689440
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199080342 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195689440.003.0020
The Woman Question

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This interview focuses on women in India, particularly their interests and rights. With the ‘woman question’ being at the centre, Nivedita Menon discusses the women's movement and looks at the sudden revival of political activity by women in contemporary India. According to Menon, despite being described as a patriarchal society, India has produced top-level women in all fields.

Keywords: women in India; woman question; Nivedita Menon; women's movement; political activity; contemporary India; patriarchal society

Chapter.  2800 words. 

Subjects: Indian Politics

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