By Sudarshana Sen
The learn considers generations of Anglo-Indian girls in post-colonial India, and their social interplay with their neighborhood. It explores Anglo-Indian girls as a part of a cultural entire and as contributors within the mainstream cultural claims of India. It particularly highlights the marginalisation of Anglo-Indian ladies in decision-making, concentrating on the a number of patriarchal dominations they face, and the way it affects on their function inside society. It argues that the historic gendering of the Anglo-Indian neighborhood has concrete effects 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 group in colleges, neighborhoods and places of work and demanding discriminations in response to color of pores and skin, financial assets and conformity to gender stereotypes. reading how diverse varieties of race, type and gender discrimination intersect within the lives and stories of Anglo-Indian girls, this paintings presents 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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