ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Capitalist Development and Ethnic Tension

Meenakshi Thapan discussed the problem of sifting facts from fiction in the process of gathering information and also the structural controls imposed on the subjects for transmitting certain types of information. Madhu Kishwar, elaborating on the 'subjectivity of the researched', pointed out that the subjectivity of women was controlled by the men in a variety of situations and therefore extremely difficult to grasp. The problem of authenticity of the subject's voice becomes enormous in disaster situations such as communal riots.

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