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By Sudarshana Sen

The learn considers generations of Anglo-Indian ladies in post-colonial India, and their social interplay with their neighborhood. It explores Anglo-Indian ladies as a part of a cultural complete and as members within the mainstream cultural claims of India. It significantly highlights the marginalisation of Anglo-Indian girls in decision-making, targeting the a number of patriarchal dominations they face, and the way it affects on their position inside society. It argues that the ancient gendering of the Anglo-Indian group has concrete results by way of familial, cultural and organizational hyperlinks with the diaspora, perceptions and attitudes of alternative Indian groups in the direction of the Anglo-Indian neighborhood in faculties, neighborhoods and places of work and important discriminations in accordance with color of epidermis, monetary assets and conformity to gender stereotypes. analyzing how varied sorts of race, type and gender discrimination intersect within the lives and reports of Anglo-Indian ladies, this paintings offers insights into modern gender relatives in India, and is a key learn for students in gender and sociology, in addition to minority and diaspora studies.

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