Neither Man Nor Woman : Hijras of India
This book should be of interest to undergraduate courses in anthropology.
- Paperback | 192 pages
- 166.4 x 233.9 x 11.4mm | 322.06g
- 07 Nov 1989
- Cengage Learning, Inc
- Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
- Belmont, CA, United States
- col. Illustrations, map
Table of contents
Hijra roles in Indian society. Hijras as neither man nor woman. Emasculation ritual among the Hijras. Social organization and economic adaptation. Kamladevi: a prostitute. Meera: a new guru. Sushila: achieving respect. Salima: an outcast on the street. Hijra lives in context. The Hijra in cross-cultural perspective.