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Behind Closed Doors
Domestic Violence in India

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Domestic Violence

May 2004 | 234 pages | SAGE India
This powerful book deals with the complex problem of domestic violence in India. Based on the narratives of 17 women from diverse socioeconomic and caste backgrounds, the author locates the problem in the larger societal context and analyzes a range of physical, psychological, non-physical, social and cultural aspects of the abuse of women.
Shirin Kudchedkar
Foreword
Rinki Bhattacharya
Introduction
Anwesha Arya
Devi
The Disempowered Goddess

 
Sobha Venkatesh Ghosh
Contextualizing Domestic Violence
Family, Community, State

 
Rinki Bhattacharya
The Narratives
Kalindi Muzumdar
Police Attitude and Women
Rinki Bhattacharya
Roadmap for Support
Chhaya Dey
Afterword

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Rinki Bhattacharya

Rinki Bhattacharya is Chairperson of the Bimal Roy Memorial Committee. She is also a well-known journalist and documentary film-maker based in Mumbai. Her documentary, Char Diwari, on domestic violence has received international acclaim. She made a five-minute audio-visual capsule, Janani—based on the same theme as this book. Ms Bhattacharya has also worked as a volunteer at Nari Kendra in Mumbai and started, in 1987, a crisis hotline called Help. Her publications include Bengal Spices (2005), Behind Closed Doors: Domestic Violence in India (2004), Indelible Imprints—Daughters Write on Fathers (1999), Uncertain Liaisions: Sex, Strife &... More About Author

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ISBN: 9780761932390
₹525.00