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Authors: Debolina Dutta and Oishik Sircar

Title: India's Winter of Discontent

Subtitle: Some Feminist Dilemmas in the Wake of a Rape

Journal: Feminist Studies

Volume: 39

Issue: 1

Year: Spring 2013

Pages: 293-306

ISSN: 0046-3663 – Find a Library: WordCat

Language: English

Keywords: Modern History: 20th Century, 21st Century | Asian History: Indian History | Cases: Victims / Jyoti Singh Pandey; Prosecution: Laws; Types: Gang Rape



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Debolina Dutta:

Oishik Sircar:

Abstract: »The article discusses the social ramifications in India following the gang rape and murder of Jyoti Singh Pandey Delhi, India in December 2012. An overview of the protests of Pandey's rape and murder, including the participation of urban, upper-caste, middle class women, is provided. An overview of feminists' reactions to violence against women in India from 1978 through the early 2010s, including in regard to rape laws and the debate over whether to censor the Indian rapper Honey Singh, is provided.« (Source: Historical Abstracts)


  Rape in Indian Feminist History (p. 296)
  The State as Actor (p. 298)
  Feminist Faith in the Law (p. 300)
  Notes (p. 302)

Wikipedia: History of Asia: History of India / History of the Republic of India | Types of rape: Gang rape | Rape in India: 2012 Delhi gang rape