Playing for real : Hindu role models, religion, and gender / edited by Jacqueline Suthren Hirst, Lynn Thomas

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Subjects: Role models
Hindus--Religious life
Sex--Religious aspects--Hinduism
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New Delhi ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004
LC Classification: B, BL
Physical Description: xii, 190 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Additional Authors: Suthren Hirst, Jacqueline
Thomas, Lynn (Lynn Karen)
Notes: ISBN: 0195667220
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Introduction: Playing for real: 'Hindu' role models, religion, and gender / Jacqueline Suthren Hirst and Lynn Thomas -- Role, role model, and function: the Sanskrit epic warrior in comparison and theory / Alf Hiltebeitel -- Digits from the Dada: pointers to the articulation of Sainik role models in Mumbai / Raminder Kaur -- Childhood and schooling in an Indian village / Padma Sarangapani -- Confrontation, transgression, and submission: ideals of womanhood in the Manasāmaṅgala / Mandakranta Bose -- Is love still stronger than dharma? Whatever happened to Sita's choice and the gopīs' voice? / Heidi Pauwels -- Pregnancy rituals amongst the Rajput elite in contemporary Rajasthan: anthropology and the world of women / Marzia Balzani -- Subverting the fierce goddess: Phoolan Devi and the politics of vengeance / Sarah Caldwell
OCLC Number: 54690334
ISBN/ISSN: 0195667220