Voices of Privilege and Sacrifice from Women Volunteers in India [electronic resource] : I Can Change
By: Mitra, Aditi.Material type: TextPublisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, 2013Description: 1 online resource (200 p.).ISBN: 9780739138533.Subject(s): Feminism -- India | Nongovernmental organizations -- India | Voluntarism -- India -- Kolkata | Women -- India -- Social conditions | Women volunteers in social service -- India -- KolkataGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Voices of Privilege and Sacrifice from Women Volunteers in India : I Can ChangeDDC classification: 305.420954/147 | 305.420954147 LOC classification: HQ1742 .M536 2013Online resources: Click here to access online
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Voices of Privilege and Sacrifice from Women Volunteers in India; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Part 1 Changing Women: Overview; 1. Introduction; 2. The Role of NGOs as Women's Spaces in Kolkata; 3. Tracing the Women's Movement in India; 4. A Visionary Partnership: Women and NGOs; Part 2 Work and Sacrifice: I haven't been working for money; 5. Working with NGOs; 6. Domestic Obligations; 7. Challenges and Obstacles; 8. Career Incentives and Motivations; 9. Image of NGOs; Part 3 Conception of Feminism: I am not a Feminist but . . .; 10. Interpreting and Exploring Feminism; 11. Conclusion
Methodological AppendixBibliography; Index; About the Author
This ethnographic study looks closely at women from the upper and middle classes in Kolkata, India, who work with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that help empower women from all classes of society.