By Sudarshana Sen

The learn considers generations of Anglo-Indian girls in post-colonial India, and their social interplay with their group. It explores Anglo-Indian girls as a part of a cultural entire and as members within the mainstream cultural claims of India. It significantly highlights the marginalisation of Anglo-Indian ladies in decision-making, concentrating on the a number of patriarchal dominations they face, and the way it affects on their function inside society. It argues that the historic gendering of the Anglo-Indian neighborhood has concrete outcomes by way of familial, cultural and organizational hyperlinks with the diaspora, perceptions and attitudes of different Indian groups in the direction of the Anglo-Indian group in colleges, neighborhoods and places of work and critical discriminations in keeping with color of dermis, fiscal assets and conformity to gender stereotypes. studying how diverse different types of race, classification and gender discrimination intersect within the lives and stories of Anglo-Indian girls, this paintings offers insights into modern gender kin in India, and is a key learn for students in gender and sociology, in addition to minority and diaspora studies.

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