1989-1991

Oral History in Women's Studies: Concept, 
Method and Use. 1990, pp. 340.

This volume has emerged out of a workshop held 
at the Research Centre for Women’s Studies, SNDT in 1986.
Some samples of oral history done by contribution are 
presented together with an exploration into methodology.

Bombay: RCWS (Rs.35.00 $4.00)

RCWS 
Contribution to Women Studies Series: 5. 
Measurement of Women’s Work - A Bibliograpy. 1990, pp.82.

There has been considerable work in recent years on 
various conceptual and quantitative aspects relating to the 
valuation of women’s work. This bibliography covers available
references, both national and international, culled from 
international reports and national studies.

Bombay: RCWS (Rs.20.00 $3.00)

Krishnaraj, Maithreyi (ed.)

Contribution to Women Studies Series: 6. 
Women in Indian Data Systems. 1990 pp. 252

These papers presented at the UN-INSTRAW - GOI-DWCD 
- SNDT National Workshop on Visibility of Women in Statistics
and Indicators: Changing Perspectives, are concerned with 
data systems, critiques and suggestions on improvement in 
methodology.

Bombay: RCWS (Rs.20.00 $ 3.00)

Krishnaraj, Maithreyi (ed.)

Contribution to Women Studies Series: 7. 
Feminist Concept. 1990.

During the last two decades, new scholarships have 
thrown up innovative analytical tools to interpret and analyze
patriarchy and women’s experiences. Patriarchy, matriarchy.
Sexual division of labour, domestic labour, production and
reproduction, concept of status and of power are analyzed 
in three parts under this volume, with contributions from a
number of scholars.

Bombay: RCWS (Vol.1 & II Rs.20.00 $3.00 each; 
Vol.III Rs. 10.00 $2.00) 

Chayanika, Swatija, Kamaxi 

Contribution to Women Studies Series: 9. 
We and Our Fertility. 1990, pp. 85.

New reproductive technologies and women’s rights - 
the implications of adoption of these technologies for some 
of the basic issues of women’s rights are examined.

Bombay: RCWS (Rs.20.00 $3.00)

RCWS: 

Contribution to Women Studies Series: 10.
Designing Family Research – A Model
A Focus on the Girl Child. 1990, pp. 96

This manual was expressly designed by the research
staff of the RCWS for the project - Girl Child and Family
- and clarifies specific terminologies used in it. It also
provides guidelines in what research is in women’s
studies and what participatory research is in general.

 

Readings Series

Readings on Women's Studies Series: 1. 
Feminism: Indian Debates. 1990, pp. 163.

This volume reflects the proceedings of the workshops of the
workshop on feminism where different points of view were presented. 
The published articles included here were used as the basis for 
discussion.

Bombay: RCWS (Rs.10.00 $ 2.00)

 

Baxamusa, Ramala (ed.)

Readings on Women's Studies Series: 2 . 
Media Reflections on Women’s Movement in India. 1990, pp. 66

These are excerpts with text and photographs from the English 
language press covering the last five years or so, on major protest 
action by women’s groups.

Bombay: RCWS (Rs.10.00 $ 2.00)

 

Poonacha, Veena (ed.)

Readings on Women's Studies Series: 3.
Understanding Violence. 1990, pp. 103.

Violence against women is not just the ugly manifestation of women’s
oppression but is purposive in a system of society which seeks to 
perpetuate the status asymmetry and stratifications according to 
class and gender. This volume contains a careful selection of articles 
put together to develop a theory of violence.

Bombay: RCWS (Rs.10.00 $2.00)

 

Patwa, Subhadra and Abraham, Ammu (eds.)

Readings on Women's Studies Series: 4. 
The Law and Gender Justice 1990, pp. 92.

This dossier presents analysis of existing legal provisions that
profoundly affect women’s lives e.g. the family laws that govern 
marriage, divorce, custody of child, guardianship rights, maintenance, 
alimony, property rights of women, criminal laws and labour laws.

 

Patel, Vibhuti (ed.)

Readings on Women's Studies Series: 5. 
Getting a Foothold in Politics. 1990, pp. 60

This dossier aims at profiling women’s participation in electoral politics.
The selected articles examine issues such as reasons for 
visibility/invisibility of women in politics, attitude of the political parties 
towards women’s issues, the creation of 30% reservation of seats in 
the electoral bodies and their implications and other such issues.

Bombay: RCWS (Rs.10.00 $ 2.00)

 

Sanjanwala, Jyotsna (ed.)

Readings on Women's Studies Series: 6. 
Women’s Perspective on Environment 1990, pp. 124.

This selection covers - evolving a positive perspective on environment, 
environmental regeneration from the women’s point of view and 
women’s own vision on environment.

Bombay: RCWS (Rs.10.00 $ 2.00)

 

R.C.W.S. 

Readings on Women's Studies Series: 7.
A Lesser Child: Girl Child in India. 1990, pp. 70

An attempt has been made in this dossier to draw attention to the 
nature of the problems and related issues on the girl child so as to 
assist in developing strategies and action plans to improve her 
situation in India.

Bombay: RCWS Rs. 30.00 $ 3.00)

Other Books

Krishnaraj, Maithreyi

Women and Science - Selected Essays. 1991, pp. 332.

This volume deals with three related spheres - women, work and 
science. It is concerned not only with what is means to be employed in 
science establishments, but more importantly, with what science 
means to women scientists, the significance they have derived from 
the experience of science education and that of being placed in an 
environment of scientific work

Himalaya Publishing House (Rs. 275) (Contact Publishers)

 

Krishnaraj, Maithreyi

Women and Science - Selected Essays. 1991, pp. 332.

This volume deals with three related spheres - women, work and 
science. It is concerned not only with what is means to be employed in 
science establishments, but more importantly, with what science 
means to women scientists, the significance they have derived from 
the experience of science education and that of being placed in an 
environment of scientific work

Himalaya Publishing House (Rs. 275) (Contact Publishers)

Karkal, Malini and Pandey Divya

Studies on Women and Population: A critique. 1989, pp. 106.

A critical analysis of studies on population from a feminist 
perspective. An attempt to put across available evidence to 
highlight the need for recognizing that empowering women is 
essential for achieving a positive approach towards implementation 
of family planning programmes. Bombay:

Himalaya Publishing House (Rs.125.00) (contact publishers) 

 

Krishnaraj, Maithreyi and Chanana, Karuna (eds.)

Gender and Household Domain: Social and Cultural 
Dimensions. 1989, pp. 264.

The fourth volume in the series on Women and the Household in 
Asia, it brings together eleven original papers dealing with the 
structural and cultural dimensions of intra-household relationship in 
South Asia.

New Delhi: Sage Publications (Rs. 195.00) (contact publishers)

 

Krishnaraj Maithreyi (ed.) and Deshmukh, Joy

Women in Handicrafts: An All-India Study for Database and 
Policy Analysis 1989, pp. 226.

This publication is the outcome of a study conducted for the National 
Commission on Self Employed Women and Women in the Informal 
Sector Under the Task Force on Macro Policies. Its chief contribution 
lies in the preparation of a data base primarily drawn from censuses 
1961-1981 for both men and women employed in the Handicrafts 
Sector in India

Bombay: RCWS (Rs.70.00 $ 10.00)

 

SNDT Women’s University 

Evolution of Women’s Studies at SNDT Women’s University: 
A New Kind of Academics, a New Definition of Action (1974-1989). 
1989, pp. 72. 

Bombay: SNDT (Unpriced)