The Endless Day - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080281063, 9781483152622

The Endless Day

1st Edition

Some Case Material on Asian Rural Women

Editors: T. Scarlett Epstein Rosemary A. Watts
eBook ISBN: 9781483152622
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1981
Page Count: 192
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The Endless Day: Some Case Material on Asian Rural Women is the second publication resulting from ""Action-oriented Study of the Role of Asian Women in Rural Development."" Organized into eight chapters, this book examines the various factors that affect the role of women in different Asian societies, particularly, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Indonesia. This text also clearly indicates the complex interaction of the many different variables that affect the role of women in rural development.

Table of Contents

List of Charts/Figures

List of Tables

List of Plates

Part I: Introduction

Chapter 1: An Action-oriented Study of the Role of Women in Rural Development

Part II: Bangladesh

Chapter 2: Beliefs and Customs Observed by Muslim Rural Women during Their Life Cycle

Part III: Pakistan

Chapter 3: Mor and Tor: Binary and Opposing Models of Pukhtun Womanhood

Chapter 4: The Role of Women in Reciprocal Relationships in a Punjab VillagePart IV: Indonesia

Chapter 5: Married Women's Work Pattern in Rural Java

Chapter 6: Socio-economic Aspects of Food Consumption in Rural Java

Chapter 7: The Advantages of Functional Education and Credit Facilities for Javanese Rural Women

Part V: Summary Statement

Chapter 8: Rural Women and Their Multiple Roles

Notes on Contributors



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T. Scarlett Epstein

Rosemary A. Watts

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