Spotted goddesses : Dalit women's agency-narratives on caste and gender violence / Roja Singh
- Singh, Roja
- Zürich : Lit Verlag GmbH & Co. KG Wien, 
[Chicago, Ill.?] : International Specialized Book Services
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- Physical Description:
- 263 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
- Contributions to transnational feminism ; Volume 6
- Prologue: Dalit and woman -- Introduction: Sprouting in transnational feminism : earthy humanness in Dalit women -- Claiming places : herstory of Dalit women's narratives in India -- Criminalizing Dalit, "dirty" and "different" : ideological, historical, and political casting -- Spotted goddesses subvert "difference" : traditional narratives and punishment ordinances -- Human dignity and social justice : locating agency in Dalit women in Pudukkottai District of Tamil Nadu, India -- Breaking cultural norms : transformative transgressions in Dalit women leaders -- "The rabbit I caught has three legs" : rebellion and Dalit women's activism -- Singing bodies, dancing minds : diverse spaces in songs by Dalit women -- Bama's critical-constructive narratives : visible bodies and audacious voices as TEXTure for Dalit women's freedom -- Coda: My story : embracing Dalit identity.
- 9783643909152 paperback
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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