2016 Gujarat Studies Association

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Perspectives of Female Researchers: Approaches to the Study of Gujarati Identities

Sharmina Mawani, Anjoom A. Mukadam (Eds.) 
ISBN 978-3-8325-4124-8 
188 pages, year of publication: 2016
price: 34.00 EUR

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"This fascinating book presents a wide-ranging collection of interdisciplinary research on Gujarati identities in India and the diaspora. An international group of women researchers from different academic backgrounds has gathered a rich set of data that provide fresh insights and raise many searching questions. We find here theoretical and practical perspectives linked to social, cultural, historical, literary and personal concerns that will appeal to and challenge a wide readership. A most remarkable volume on which the editors are to be congratulated." 
Professor Ursula King FRSA University of Bristol
"In this welcome volume, women scholars draw out the many facets of identity as it is forged in the minds and bodies, and social, spiritual and business worlds of Gujaratis in India and the diaspora. It is rare indeed to find a book which discusses in such detail the impact of gender and ethnicity on the research process as well as on the lives of those studied." 
Professor Kim Knott University of Lancaster

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