ISBN 9780415430777,Chaste Wives and Prostitute Sisters

Chaste Wives and Prostitute Sisters

Author:

Anuja Agrawal

Publisher:

Routledge India

Rs650

Publisher

Routledge India

Publication Year 2007
ISBN-13

ISBN 9780415430777

ISBN-10 0415430771
Binding

Hardback

Number of Pages 256 Pages
Subject

Gender studies: women

An anthropological study of the coincidence of prostitution and patriarchy among the Bedias, who are a de-notified community. This book describes the implications of a practice of familial prostitution on the kinship structures and marriage practices of the community. It explores the manner in which this familial economy manifests itself.
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