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Acharya, S. & Panwalkar, V.G. Labour force participation in rural Maharashtra: a Temporal, Regional and Gender Analysis. LO/ARTEP, June 1988

Agarwal, B. Gender, resistance and land: interlinked struggles over resources and meanings in South Asia, Journal of Peasant Studies 22, 1994: 81-125 [G]

Anandhi S. Representing devadasis. 'Dasigal Mosavalai' as a radical text, EPW XXVI, 1991: 739-54 [G]

Anon. Bombay Prostitutes Committee's Report, Indian Social Reformer, Aug. 27, 1922: 2

Awachat, A. Prostitution in Pune and Bombay. A report [Marathi original], EPW 21, 1986: 478-82 [G]

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Bhaskar, M. Women panchayat members in Kerala: a profile, EPW 32, 17, 1997: WS-13- 21 [G]

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Dietrich, G. Reflections on the Women's Movement in India: Religion, Ecology, Development. New Delhi: Horizon India 1992 [chapter on Tamil Dalit Women]

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Gandhi, M.K. Untouchability, women and Swaraj, Indian Social Reformer 37, March 26, 1927: 465

Ganesh, K. Boundary Walls: Caste and Women in Tamil Country. Delhi: Hindustan 1993

Gnanadason, Aruna Dalit Women - The Dalit of the Dalit, in A.P. Nirmal (ed.) Towards A Common Dalit Ideology. Madras: Gurukul Lutheran Theological College and Research Institute, p.109-120, 1990

Gnanadason, Aruna Women and Spirituality in Asia, in U. King (ed.) Feminist Theology from the Third World: A Reader. London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge 1994

Guru, G. Dalit women talk differently, EPW 14 Oct. 1995: 2548-49

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Hawley, J.S. & Wulff, D.M. (eds) The Divine Consort: Radha and the Goddesses of India. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass 1984 [G]

Heyer, J. The role of dowries and daughters' marriages in the accumulation and distribution of capital in a South Indian community, Journal of International Development 4, 1992: 419-36

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Jeffers, H. Organising Women Petty Traders and Producers: a Case Study of Working Women's Forum, Madras. Berkeley: University of California Press 1987

Jogdand, P.G. (ed.) Dalit Women in India: Issues and Perspectives. New Delhi: Gyan 1995

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Kanungo, S.D. Dalit women's search for identity, Social Action [New Delhi] 43, 1993: 481- 94

Kapadia, K. Discourses of Gender and Caste in Rural South India. RAP Working Paper No. 4. Bergen: Christian Michelsen Institute 1991

Kapadia, K. Every blade of green: landless women labourers, production and production in South India, Indian Journal of Labor Economics 35, 1992: 266-76

Kapadia, K. Mutuality and competition: female landless labour and wage rates in Tamil Nadu, Journal of Peasant Studies 20, 1993: 296-316 [G]

Kapadia, K. Marrying money: changing preference and practice in Tamil marriage, Contributions to Indian Sociology 27, 1993: 25-51

Kapadia, K. Discipline and control: labour contracts and rural female labour. In P. Robb (ed.) The Meanings of Agriculture. Oxford: OUP 1994

Kapadia, K. 'Kinship burns!': kinship discourses and gender in Tamil South India, Social Anthropology 2, 3, 1994

Kapadia, K. Dancing the goddess: possession and class in Tamil South India, Modern Asian Studies 1994 [G]

Kapadia, K. Siva and her Sisters: Gender, Caste and Class in Rural South India. Boulder, Col.: Westview Press 1995

Kelkar, G. Impact of household contract system on women in rural India, EPW: Review of Women's Studies 1985 (27 April)

Kersenboom, S.C. Nityasumangali. Devadasi Tradition in South India [TN]. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass 1987 [G]

Krishnajaj, M. Women workers in the garment industry: new opportunities under old terms, Social Scientist 46, 1987: ??

Krishnaraj, M. Women craft workers as security for family subsistence [cane/Mahar], EPW 25 April 1992: WS 7-17 [G]

Krishnaraj, M. & Deshmukh, J Women in Handicrafts: Data Base and Policy Analysis. Monograph, Research Centre for Women's Studies, SNDT University ???

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Lessinger, J. Caught between work and modesty: the dilemma of women traders in Madras, Manushi 28, 1985: ??

Lessinger, J. Petty trading and the ideology of gender segregation in urban South India. In H. Afshar & B. Agarwal (eds) Women, Poverty and Ideology in Asia. Basingstoke: Macmillan 1989

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Mencher, J. Women's work and poverty: women's contribution to household maintenance in South India. In D. Dwyer & J. Bruce (eds) A Home Divided: Women and Income in the Third World. Stanford: Stanford UP 1988

Moon, M. & Pawar, U. We made history too: women in the early Untouchable Liberation Movement, South Asia Bulletin 9, 1989: 68-71

Moon, M. & Pawar, U. Amihi Itihaas Ghadavila: Ambedkari Chalvalitil Streeyanaaha Sahabhag [Marati: We too were making history: women in the Ambedkarite movement]. Bombay: Stree 1994

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Nagaraj, K. Female workers in rural Tamil Nadu - a preliminary study. In A.V. Jose (ed.) Limited Options: Women Workers in Rural India. New Delhi: ILO - ARTEP 1989

Nihila, M. Development process and status of women. Tanning industry in Tamil Nadu, EPW ??, 1993: 2220-28 [G]

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Pandian, M.S.S. On a dalit woman's testimonio, Seminar 471 (Dalit ...), Nov. 1998: 53-56 [G]

Pardeshi, Pratima Dr Ambedkaraani Streemukhtivaad [Marati]. ?? 1997 [English trans.:

Pardeshi, Pratima Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar and the Question of Women's Liberation in India. Pune: University of Pune 1998

Patil, Sharad Das-Shudra Slavery, Vol. I. Delhi: Alied 1980/82?, Vol. II. Poona: Sugawa 1990

Pillai-Vetschera, T. Ambedkar's daughters: a study of Mahar women in Ahmednagar District of Maharashtra, 229-251 in S.M. Michael (ed.) Dalits in Modern India. Vision and Values. New Delhi: Vistaar 1999 [G]

Puneka, S.D. & Kamala Rao A Study of Prostitutes in Bombay. Bombay: Lalvani 1967

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Ram, K. Mukkavar Women: Gender, Hegemony and Capitalist Transformation in a South Indian Fishing Community. Sydney: Allen & Unwin 1991

Ramani, Rao, S.V. et al. Women at Work in India, Volume Two. An Annotated Bibliography. New Delhi: Sage 1994

Rege, Sharmila A dalit feminist standpoint, Seminar 471 (Dalit ...), Nov. 1998: 48-52 [c] [G]

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Srinivasan, A. Reform and revival: the devadasi and her dance, EPW 20, 1985 (No. 44): (1869-73)

Sudhakar Rao, N. Transformative rituals among Hindu women in the Telugu region, Contributions to Indian Sociology 30, 1996: 69-88 [G]

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Tanner, C.L. Class, caste and gender in collective action: agricultural labour unions in two Indian villages [AP], Journal of Peasant Studies 22, 1995: 672-98 [G]

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Viramma, Racine, J. & Racine, J-L. Une vie paria. Paris: Plon/Editions UNESCO 1995

Viramma, Racine, J. & Racine, J.-L. Viramma: Life of An Untouchable. London: Verso 1997.

Viswanath, V. NGOs and Women's Development in Rural South India.: A Comparative Analysis. New Delhi: Vistaar Publ. 1993

Visweswaran, K. Fictions of Feminist Ethnography. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press 1994 [G]

Vyas, A. & Mudgal, M. The Girl Child in India: a Bibliographic Compendium. Delhi: Indian Bibliographies Bureau 1992

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Wolkowitz, C. Controlling women's access to political power: a case study in A.P., India. In H. Afshar (ed.) Women, State and Ideology. Basingstoke: Macmillan 1987 [G]

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