Displacing Androcracy: Cosmopolitan Partnerships in Bapsi Sidhwa's Water

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dc.contributor.author Mercanti, Stefano en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-12T03:35:16Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-12T03:35:16Z
dc.date.issued 2011 en_US
dc.identifier 2011004273 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Mercanti Stefano 2011, 'Displacing Androcracy: Cosmopolitan Partnerships in Bapsi Sidhwa's Water', UTS ePress, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 162-175. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1837-5391 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/18977
dc.description.abstract Set against the backdrop of Gandhi?s Freedom Movement, Water pushes the boundaries of India?s male-dominant cultural narratives beyond patriarchal predicaments by questioning the religious tradition and the oppressive constraints imposed on Hindu widows. This paper aims to show how Sidhwa?s characters move toward more caring and life-enhancing scenarios by portraying relationships of mutual support in which human beings give evidence of `other? possible patterns of construction of the self and forms of co-existence, thus overcoming the rigid discourses imposed by dominator hierarchies. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher UTS ePress en_US
dc.title Displacing Androcracy: Cosmopolitan Partnerships in Bapsi Sidhwa's Water en_US
dc.parent Cosmopolitan Civil Societies: An Interdisciplinary Journal en_US
dc.journal.volume 3 en_US
dc.journal.number 3 en_US
dc.publocation Australia en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 162 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 175 en_US
dc.cauo.name FASS.Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 160800 en_US
dc.personcode 113056 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Sociology en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords Partnership studies; cosmopolitan partnerships en_US
dc.staffid en_US
dc.staffid 113056 en_US

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