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Gender and sexuality in India

Salla Sariola

Gender and sexuality in India

selling sex in Chennai

by Salla Sariola

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Published by Routledge in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Prostitution -- India -- Madras,
  • Women -- India -- Madras -- Social conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSalla Sariola.
    SeriesRoutledge/Edinburgh South Asian studies series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ240.C44 S27 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23677262M
    ISBN 109780415549158, 9780203863534
    LC Control Number2009023874

    The relationships between gender, sexuality, and colonialism have intrigued me since I began my first book on Maya sexuality. I recently completed a study on the interaction of writing and sexual representation in sixteenth and seventeenth-century Nahua societies- . About the Book The book is an exploration of ancient Indian art from the perspective of gender. It focuses on the period from BCE to CE — a period of great turmoil in the politico-economic, socio cultural and religious spheres that gave rise to contesting ideologies and gender complexities in ancient India. It delves into the development of engendered representation in .

    Gendered sexuality is the way in which gender and sexuality are often viewed as likened constructs, whereby the role of gender in an individual's life is informed by and impacts others' perceptions of their sexuality. For example, both the male and female genders are subject to assumptions of heterosexuality. If a man were to behave in feminine ways, his heterosexuality . Get this from a library! Gender, sexuality and HIV/AIDS: exploring politics of women's health in India. [Skylab Sahu] -- Looking at the issue from a gender and human rights perspective, the book discusses provisions taken by the government in providing health care to patients in India while also examining how this has.

      Likewise, the book contributes to the literature on the intersection of gender, class, and sexuality in sport. I recommend this book for students, professors, and anyone else interested in sociology of sport, gender and masculinity, media, and sexuality/5(23). The Kama Sutra was written in ancient Sanskrit in India, dated to BCE– CE and attributed to an Indian philosopher, Vatsyayana.. In Sanskrit, sutra literally means “thread” but also refers to a “text.” Kama variously means “desire, pleasure, love, or sex” and is the name of the god of erotic love. Together, Kama Sutra translates to “Teachings on Desire.”.


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