Matrilineal Communities, Patriarchal Realities. A Feminist Nirvana Uncovered
Ruwanpura, Kanchana N (2006) Matrilineal Communities, Patriarchal Realities. A Feminist Nirvana Uncovered , Ann Arbor, USA, University of Michigan Press, 256pp.
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A study of Muslim, Sinhala, and Tamil households in Sri Lanka that examines the commonality of the patriarchal structures and economic problems in such households
|Additional Information:||The rise of women-headed households in Sri Lanka has been attributed to the war. The books’ central importance is to challenge conventional wisdom by uncovering the multiple routes to female-headship across ethnic groups. The fieldwork also contests standard accounts that uphold Sri Lanka as an exemplar of egalitarian human development.|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GF Human ecology. Anthropogeography
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Geography > Economy, Culture, Space
University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Geography
|Date Deposited:||16 Aug 2007|
|Last Modified:||27 Mar 2014 18:31|
|Publisher:||University of Michigan Press|
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