Download PDF by Joy Deshmukh-Ranadive: Democracy in the Family: Insights from India

By Joy Deshmukh-Ranadive

ISBN-10: 0761936319

ISBN-13: 9780761936312

This ebook is a compilation of various learn equipment on addressing justice within the relatives. it truly is in keeping with the subject matter of the relevance of the ethos of democracy to a kin. What makes this ebook diversified and engaging is the way within which varied perspectives on a unmarried subject matter are analysed after which reconciled. This paintings features a dialogue at the implications of oppressive households on gender adjustments, and the ways that those are being negotiated or reworked.

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Experience shows us that whilst for men rights are actual but duties nominal, for women rights are nominal but duties actual. To start with, it is in this asymmetry that injustices prevail. Injustices also manifest themselves in the fact that the understood rights and duties for men and for women are in themselves gender-biased and unjust. Hence, while one can discuss the existence of human rights within the ambit of the public arena since the state is held accountable for the fulfilment of the rights, it is still relevant to talk of the right to be human in the context of the family and household.

Women from subsistence and middle level households, rather than the better-off ones, were more active in religious and regional groups. Reduction in expenditure also meant a delay in house maintenance or repair. Some of the houses the researchers visited were leaking like sieves into pots and pans kept all around the house. Women said that given a choice they would rather bear the inconvenience of water for one season than cut down on snacks or clothes. These were small but important pleasures, which did not cripple or damage health and happiness.

Baxi, Upendra. 2002. From Human Rights to the Right to be Human: Some Heresies. New Delhi: Oxford University Press. Cornia, G. A. 1990. ‘ UNICEF’s Views on the Experiences with Structural Adjustment Programmes’, in Structural Change and Poverty, CDR Project Paper 90:2, Centre for Development Research, Copenhagen, Denmark. Deshmukh-Ranadive, Joy. 2006. ‘Spaces, Power and Empowerment: Interlinkages with Domestic Violence in India’, Asian Journal of Women’s Studies, 12(1): 63– 100. ———. 2002. Space for Power,Women’s Work and Family Strategies in South and South East Asia.

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