'Brother, there are only two Jatis - men and women.' by Maitrayee Mukhopadhyay

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For analytical purposes Chattedee separates out the claims of this social ideology to look at, on the one hand, that part of it which identifies historical possibilities and the practical and programmatic forms of its realization, and on the other, the justificatory structures in support of this claim. The former part of this social ideology he labels the problematic and the latter the thematic. He shows that there were contradictory pulls on nationalist ideology. On the one hand the framing of the 'problematic' posited a sovereign subject defining himself, and on the other, the justificatory structures or thematic seemingly relied on the representational structures of the post-Enlightenment era.

The family, with the centre of authority vested in the male head of the household, provided the model for the state in liberal paradigms. This distinction, namely that the domestic is a haven and a retreat from the public world, acquires a gendered character. The public world of employment, business, politics and power is the world of men whereas the domestic haven is where women reside and where feminine virtues prevail. The private/public distinction is therefore rooted in a particular division of labour.

By looking at the history of the processes that constructed the personal laws, the ways in which tradition and identity were produced through the emasculating and depoliticising projects of colonial state power, the differential power that these identity definitions made available to different groups of men and women, some clues as to the meanings of the present conjuncture open up for scrutiny. 1. 6. Research Concerns Much water has flown under the bridge since the imposition of personal laws by the administrative fiat of the colonial state.

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