Summary Domestic Goddesses Maternity Globalization and Middle Class Identity in Contemporary India
S having on the new middle classes in Asia generally from a domestic perspective By focusing on maternity the book explores subjective understandings of the way intimate relationships and the family are affected by India's liberalization policies and the neo liberal ideologies that accompany through an analysis of often competing ideologies and multiple practices A.
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Based on extensive fieldwork in Calcutta this book provides the first ethnography of how middle class women in India understand and experience economic change through transformations of family life It explores their ideas practices and experiences of marriage childbirth reproductive change and their children's education and addresses the impact that globalization i.
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Nd by drawing attention to women's agency as wives mothers and grandmothers within these new frameworks Domestic Goddesses discusses the experiences of different age groups affected by these changes Through a careful analysis of women's narratives the domestic sphere is shown to represent the key site for the remaking of Indian middle class citizens in a global wor.