The Spectrum of Femininity

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The Spectrum of Femininity
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Noolaham No. 1053
Author செல்வி திருச்சந்திரன்
Category பெண்ணியம்
Language ஆங்கிலம்
Publisher VIKAS PUBLISHING HOUSE
Edition 1998
Pages x + 150

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Contents

  • Preface
  • PART I
    • Women, Vilolence and Hinduism
      • Windowhood as a Comprehensive Pattern of Asceticism
      • Social Practice and scriptural Sanctions
      • The Hindu Caste Identity and its Violent Gender Patterns
      • Hierarchy Of Castes and Hierarchy of Values
      • Marrige Arrangements by Caste Hierarchy
      • The System of Sati and Hindu Widows.
      • Viloence as a Marker of Religious and Ethnic Identity
    • Devadasis Through Time and Space : A Socio - Political Deconstruction
      • The Political Culture and the Devadasi, A Shift from the Temples to the Royal Court
      • The Decline of the Decadasi System and the Persistence of the Devadasi Ideology
      • The structure and Ideology of Devadasis - Srilanka
      • The Northern Scenario
      • Arumuga Navalar and the Protestant Ethics
    • Female Revolt - Saintly and Veiled
      • Bhakti and its Social Psychological Meaning
      • From Punitavathi to Karaikal ammayar
      • Bhakti as a Symbolic Protest
      • The Imagery of Ghosts
      • Kotai's Rejection of a Mortal Husband
      • Symbols and Significations of the Legend and the Reality of Andal
      • Andal's Bhakti Experience as Witnessed Through Her Hymns and their Deviance
  • PART II
    • The Construction of Gender in the Social Formation of Jaffna: Some Thematic Observations
      • Education for Women
      • Cultural Synchronisation at the Level of Patriarchy
      • Brahmanical Penetration
      • Strange Combinations and a Comprehensive Theory
      • A Counter Ideology in Action
      • Dowry and the Idea of Women'S Wealth(Stridhanam)
      • System Challenging Ideology and its Linkages to Gender Ideology
      • Gender Specific Attitudes of the Youth Congress
      • Manudharma Shastra Verse 151
      • Subaltern Constructions
    • The Social Implications of Tesawalamai and theri Relevance to Status of Women in Jaffna
      • Tesamalai as the Codification of the Socio Religious Practices
      • Property Relations
      • Divorce and Remarriage
      • Alien Concepts and What they Signify for the Colture of Jaffna
      • Vellala Sanskritisation
      • Index