ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Review of Women's Studies

Review of Women's Studies
This paper discusses a recent episode over elections to the Student Union at Hyderabad Central University. The active negotiation of women's invisibility in student electoral politics underwent a...
The parity movement in France for equal representation of men and women in elected assemblies offers an interesting counter-example to the Indian situation. Parity in the French context should not...
It is becoming increasingly clear that the questions thrown up by the timing of the Women's Reservation Bill and the responses to it cannot be understood solely within the framework of women's rights...
Karnataka has one of the longest histories of a reservations policy in India, going back to the late 19th century. Karnataka was also one of the first states to begin the revival of panchayati raj in...
Though the subject of reservations has figured prominently in public debates ever since the recommendations of the Mandal Commission Report were sought to be implemented in 1991, there has been very...
This paper examines the conflict over and opposition to reserved seats during the preindependence decades of the 20th century and its Constitutional resolution as critical inputs to the 1990s. The...
In order to grasp the political, economic and social aspects of cinema one needs to ask: Who decides and controls cinema? Who invests in the making of movies? What is the nature of cinema today? And...
Welcoming delegates of the IX National Conference on Women
Literature has always found escape routes from the power polemics by giving new multiple meanings to words. Over the ages the dominant power structures of the day have attempted to control language...
The shift from the state-controlled media where the Doordarshan was the sole player in the field with a total monopoly to the opening of the media to private channels, was accompanied by the shift to...
Just as it is necessary to expand the definition of 'censorship' itself in order to appreciate the circumstances in which women read, write and express themselves, so too, is it necessary to relocate...
The problems of censorship are so complex that it cannot be neatly divided into problems of political censorship or that of obscenity. At any point in history censorship by society is used to silence...
This paper tries to unravel the relationship between ageing and sensuality. It discusses the nature of the experience of female ageing sketched out in three books: one, a feminist text that sees...
In welfare states in Europe the social security systems have generally incorporated gender biases that adversely affect women's life course destiny that culminates in the 'elderly women' syndrome...
This article examines the right of older women to maintenance under various laws and judgments in specific cases. It discusses ancient and modern law, rights of wives of organised sector workers,...

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