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Women's 'double day' in middle-class homes in small-town India

Lahiri-Dutt, Kuntala; Sil, Pallabi

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As middle-class Indian women become economically more active, it is worth exploring who is doing the housework. Are gender roles shifting within the household across the board in urban India? This paper shifts research attention away from the metropolitan cities to a small mofussil town, a relatively conservative urban centre where gender roles have so far been more resistant to transformation than in metropolitan cities that are undergoing radical changes about which much has been written. The...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/56455
Source: Contemporary South Asia
DOI: 10.1080/09584935.2014.979762

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