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Society, religion, and patriarchy

I. D. Gaur

Society, religion, and patriarchy

exploring medieval Punjab through Hir Waris

by I. D. Gaur

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Published by Manohar Publishers & Distributors in New Delhi .
Written in English

  • Vāris Shāh, -- 1720-1792?,
  • Sufism -- India -- Punjab,
  • Patriarchy -- India -- Punjab,
  • Punjab (India) -- History,
  • Punjab (India) -- Social conditions

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIshwar Dayal Gaur.
    LC ClassificationsDS485.P87 G38 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination265 p. :
    Number of Pages265
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23920835M
    ISBN 108173048266
    ISBN 109788173048265
    LC Control Number2009310655

      The book is a collection of chapters on the varied dimensions of a woman’s life in the contemporary Indian society under the larger umbrella concepts of religion and : Rajesh Komath. Free patriarchy papers, essays, and research papers. `` Too Soon For Post Feminism: The Ongoing Life Of Patriarchy - Even though we now live in a modern society where equality is valued, patriarchy is still very apparent and it stimulates women to be passive due to the assumption of male superiority and places women as the primary victims in the argument culture (Ortner ).

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    patriarchy may vary, yet the concept remains the same. In all patriarchal societies, economic, political, religious, social and cultural institutions are by and large controlled by men. The family, which is the basic unit of society, can be said to be the most patriarchal. A man is assumed to be the head of the family and it is he who controls. Through the book, the subject of religion and its impact on the two women is broached and further explored. In Khaled Hosseini’s A Thousand Splendid Suns, religion serves as justification of several aspects of the Afghan society; religion is used to justify violence, patriarchy, and discrimination against women and other minority groups.

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A patriarchy is something that is headed by a male. Could be a family, society, religion, etc. A patriarchal religion is one that is male controlled and male dominated.

Pagan societies included women as more or less equals, and in some cases maybe. Religion Religion and Patriarchy. Patriarchy refers to a society in which men tend to exert a great deal of control over women and the ideology of a male god is often used to and patriarchy book the.

Books shelved as patriarchy: Women Talking by Miriam Toews, The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood, The Creation of Patriarchy by Gerda Lerner, Reading L.

The role of religion in strengthening patriarchy in society is all too obvious. To state that religion is the most potent force and the most important nurturing factor behind patriarchy would not be an exaggeration.

Society Columnist Katha Politt has suggested in ‘ Free Inquiry ‘, a publication of the Council for Secular Humanism, that religion is Author: Nishat Amber. Society, Religion and Patriarchy: Exploring Medieval Pujab Through Hir Waris [Gaur, Ishwar Dayal] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Society, Religion and Patriarchy: Exploring Medieval Pujab Through Hir WarisCited by: 2. In many nations, patriarchal religion is the primary type of religion. Cultural and social beliefs pervade faiths and work to oppress females, and certain religious practices keep many women from fulfilling their potential or from living with privileges that other women may have.

Nonetheless, women do have the capacity to meet their needs while following patriarchal religions, and in fact can.

Biblical patriarchy, also known as Christian patriarchy, is a set of beliefs in Reformed Evangelical Protestant Christianity concerning gender relations and their manifestations in institutions, including marriage, the family, and the home.

It sees the father as the head of the home, responsible for the conduct of his family. Notable people associated with biblical patriarchy include Douglas. Patriarchy involves both principles and practice pertaining to the society or institution.

Patriarchy is distinctive from patrilineality, a system whereby lineage is traced through the father, and patrilocality, an anthropological term defining residence with the family or clan of the husband. The book probes a San Antonio–based ministry called Vision Forum, which began as a Christian homeschooling resource and now promotes "biblical patriarchy" through seminars and retreats.

Members of the movement use militaristic metaphors and see themselves waging a war to win back the culture and rescue American society/5(89). Carol Meyers, too, professor of religion at Duke University, in her presidential address to the Society of Biblical Literature, recently published in the Journal of Biblical Literature, chronicles how the labeling of the Old Testament teaching on gender roles in ancient Israel as “patriarchy” has fallen on hard times in various fields of scholarship.

Patriarchy is not a constant and gender relations which are dynamic and complex have changed over the periods of history. The nature of control and subjugation of women varies from one society to the other as it differs due to the differences in class, caste, religion, region, ethnicity and the socio-cultural Size: KB.

Add tags for "Society, religion, and patriarchy: exploring medieval Punjab through Hir Waris". Be the first. While the history of patriarchy in the Middle East is complex, male dominance evolved historically alongside the growth of Islamic nations.

Feminist Gerda Lerner traces a “ creation of patriarchy ” in Islam through the continual repetition of male-dominated rituals and events in Islamic society overtime.

She is best known for her book The Creation of Patriarchy () which was the source for the article Patriarchy, Women, and the Origins of Slavery.

Lerner’s book covers the origins of patriarchy, its effects on society, its incorporation into religion and.

THE NIGERIAN PATRIARCHY: WHEN AND HOW centrality and importance to the debates for societal change. The focus on the concept of patriarchy and its effects on gender relations began to shift to other factors in gender relations like race, class, colonial history and others as other branches of feminism, like the post-modern feminism, came up.

User Review - Flag as inappropriate You can't smash the patriarchy if you don't understand what it is in the first place. The modern MRA (Men's Right Movement) is based on a complete misunderstanding of feminism and what patriarchy actually is and what it isn't. If men read this book, they would understand what it is exactly that is oppressing them and boy howdy, it isn't feminists.4/5(2).

In a patriarchy, belonging to the society, or legitimacy, comes from fathers through ritual and law. provides a feminist perspective on religion and spiritual matriarchy. in his book The. (shelved 2 times as religion-and-society) avg rating — 36, ratings — published Patriarchy and the Hebrew Bible by Carol Meyers Patriarchy may seem like an appropriate term to describe the ancient Israelites, the most prominent group in the Hebrew Bible.

But patriarchy is not a biblical term, and its relevance as a description of Israelite social structures can be challenged. The Pastoral Son and the Spirit of Patriarchy: Religion, Society, and Person among East The pastoral son and the spirit of patriarchy is a broad-ranging comparative study of domestic au- thority, social organization, and forms of expressive culture among stock-keeping peoples.

The book's primary data are the classic studies of the linguistiFile Size: 73KB. Both religion and patriarchy have prehistoric roots. What was the relationship between these two ancient human practices? As food for thought, consider the following hypothesis. Prehistorically, women probably had more power and higher status living in hunting and gathering tribes than within ancient city-states.Religion, Gender, and Patriarchy: Patricia Roehling in their book, The Career Mystique: Cracks in the American Dream ().

Again, one is able to see the interac-tion between the micro and macro world because it was the dominant/popular val-ues of society that were influencing the roles that my parents aspired to attain.

“In.‘The Creation of Patriarchy’ by historian Gerda Lerner is a work of scholarship which was eight years in the making. In the book, in order to explain women’s subordination, Gerda puts it in a historical context. The Creation of Patriarchy Author: Gerda Lerner.

Publisher: OUP .