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Gender Between Family and State

The simultaneity of two kinds of issues within current feminist thinking and action-the protest against gendered care-giving, the glorification of motherhood and the multiple burdens of women in the South, and the individual's demand for the right to provide care in state welfare societies in the North-point to the need for bringing feminist and kinship studies together Values of nurturance need to be endorsed without tying them to gender.

Gender, Kinship and State Formation-Case of Sri Lanka under Colonial Rule

Case of Sri Lanka under Colonial Rule Carla Risseeuw it is very much part of social science to analyse state formation, targe-scale economic change or the effects of colonial rule as if they are disconnected from changes in gender, family and kin relations. This hinders attempts to examine these links and pose questions not only about changes in people
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