Neither Man Nor Woman

Neither Man Nor Woman : Hijras of India

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This book should be of interest to undergraduate courses in anthropology.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 166.4 x 233.9 x 11.4mm | 322.06g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • col. Illustrations, map
  • 0534122043
  • 9780534122041

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.show more

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