In a new Afterword, Roy discusses changes in Bengali society and culture over the last two decades which have direct bearings on women’s lives: divorce and the breakup of the joint family, education, increasing Westernization via television and women’s magazines, and the erosion of traditional religious practices.
232 pages | 6 halftones, 2 tables, frontispiece | 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 | © 1972, 1975, 1992
Anthropology: Cultural and Social Anthropology
Table of Contents
2. Childhood and Adolescence
4. Later Years and Old Age