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No One Will Let Her Live : Women's Struggle for Well-Being in a Delhi Slum

By: Snell-Rood, Claire.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2015Description: 1 online resource (295 p.).ISBN: 9780520960503.Subject(s): Poor women -- Health and hygiene -- India -- Delhi | Poor women -- India -- Delhi -- Social conditions | Well-being -- India -- DelhiGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: No One Will Let Her Live : Women's Struggle for Well-Being in a Delhi SlumDDC classification: 384.2093845 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; No One Will Let Her Live; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Note on Translation and Transliteration; Introduction: Well-Being and the Self; 1. "You Should Live for Others": Tensely Sustaining Families and Selves; 2. Let the Dirtiness Go: Managing Relations with Neighbors to Protect the Self; 3. "Getting Ahead" as Moral Citizenship in the Face of Demolition; 4. To Know the Field: Shaping the Slum Environment and Cultivating the Self; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary: The inequalities that structure relationships in Delhi's urban slums have left the health of women living there chronically vulnerable. Yet for women living in slums, there is no other option than to depend on someone. Based on fourteen months of intensive fieldwork with ten families in a Delhi slum, No One Will Let Her Live argues that women rely on moral strategies to confront the poverty and unstable relationships that threaten their well-being. Claire Snell-Rood breaks new ground by delineating the complex ways in which women set boundaries, maintain their independence, and develop a nuanc
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Cover; No One Will Let Her Live; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Note on Translation and Transliteration; Introduction: Well-Being and the Self; 1. "You Should Live for Others": Tensely Sustaining Families and Selves; 2. Let the Dirtiness Go: Managing Relations with Neighbors to Protect the Self; 3. "Getting Ahead" as Moral Citizenship in the Face of Demolition; 4. To Know the Field: Shaping the Slum Environment and Cultivating the Self; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index

The inequalities that structure relationships in Delhi's urban slums have left the health of women living there chronically vulnerable. Yet for women living in slums, there is no other option than to depend on someone. Based on fourteen months of intensive fieldwork with ten families in a Delhi slum, No One Will Let Her Live argues that women rely on moral strategies to confront the poverty and unstable relationships that threaten their well-being. Claire Snell-Rood breaks new ground by delineating the complex ways in which women set boundaries, maintain their independence, and develop a nuanc

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