Structures of Patriarchy
The State, the Community and the Household

Agarwal, Bina (ed.)
Publisher:  Zed
Year Published:  1988  
Pages:  256pp   ISBN:  0-86232-773-3
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX19704

Concerned with the changing structures and class character of the state in Asia and its increasing tendency to be dominated by specific interest groups -- religions, ethnic, and communal -- the contributors, while examining specific situations in China, Malaysia, Iran, Bangladesh, India, Singapore, South Korea, and Sri Lanka, focus on the strengthening of patriarchy arising out of the interaction of state, community and household.

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