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The Sexes and the Household

M.N. Srinivas

in The Remembered Village

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077459
eISBN:
9780199081165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077459.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter notes that sex difference provided an important basis for division of labour, and this was true for all the castes. Among all castes, the kitchen was a recognized sphere of feminine ... More


Myth and Ritual

S.C. Dube

in The Kamar

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077312
eISBN:
9780199081158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077312.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines the different myths and rituals of the Kamar tribes. It first studies the mythology of the Universe, and observes that the Kamars' folklore is poor in terms of traditional myths ... More


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