Women Contesting Culture: Changing Frames of Gender Politics in India
Edited by Kavita Panjabi and Paromita Chakravarti
demy octavo pb 381pp ISBN 978-81-906760-8-3 Rs 500 May 2012
Editors and contributors grapple with the dialectical nature of culture, ‘particularly how its dichotomies become most evident’ and offer lively discussions on literature, on songs and singers, theatre and actors, art, sexualities, Naxalite women, Tebhaga, school textbooks, covering most aspects of life and living.
Kavita Panjabi, Professor, Department of Comparative Literature, Jadavpur University and Paromita Chakravarti, Reader, Department of English, and Joint director, School of
Women’s Studies Jadavpur University.