Contributed articles presented earlier at a residential workshop commenting on motherhood and feminist thoughts in India.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||editor, Maithreyi Krishnaraj|
|LC Classifications||HQ759 .M87342 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 359 p. :|
|Number of Pages||359|
|LC Control Number||2009305482|
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