Rural women in Bangladesh exploding some myths by Khushi Kabir

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Statementby Khushi Kabir, Ayesha Abed, Marty Chen.
SeriesReport - Ford Foundation ; no. 42
ContributionsAbed, Ayesha, joint author., Chen, Martha Alter, joint author., Seminar on the Role of Women in Socio-economic Development of Bangladesh, Dacca, Bangladesh, 1976.
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LC ClassificationsAS911.F6 A443 no. 42, HQ1745.6 A443 no. 42
The Physical Object
Pagination17, 15, [8] p. ;
Number of Pages17
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Open LibraryOL4526566M
LC Control Number76903390

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This book analyzes perceptions of self, power, agency, and gender of Muslim women in a rural community of Bangladesh. Rural women’s limited power and agency has been subsumed within the male dominated Islamic discourses on gender.

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