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Voices of Privilege and Sacrifice from Women Volunteers in India [electronic resource] : I Can Change

By: Mitra, Aditi.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: 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
Contents:
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
Summary: 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.
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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.

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Aditi Mitra is an internationally trained social scientist and faculty who specializes in global women's issues, social problems and policies, education, and nonprofit organizational research. For any information on the book, please contact: voices.book.info@gmail.com .

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