ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Articles By Rajni Palriwala

Death in Police Custody

Remembering Leela Dube

Leela Dube's writings trace her own anthropological and personal journeys and also capture one history of the gendering of the social sciences in India, in particular of anthropology. Dube drew strength from the growing women's movements worldwide and the burgeoning scholarly literature to pull together her refl ections on kinship, marriage, motherhood, womanhood and gender relations.

Dispensing with Daughters: Technology, Society, Economy in North India

A study of the micro-level experiences of families in five districts, one each in five states, some of them with the lowest child sex ratios in the country, seeks to explain the complex causes behind the declining ratios by looking at gender and family strategies, shaped by social processes in the urban and rural areas.