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Studies in Nepali History and Society (SINHAS): Vol.18 No.2 December 2013

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Author: Pratyoush Onta, Mark LIechty, Seira Tamang, Tatsuro Fujikura, Lokranjan Parajuli, Yogesh Raj


Studies in Nepali History and Society (SINHAS)

Volume 18 No. 2 December 2013 (Pus 2070 v.s.)




Special Theme: Gender and Contemporary Experience in Nepal

Guest edited by Barbara Hypatia Grossman-Thompson


Introduction: New Research on Gender and Contemporary Experience in Nepal 

Barbara Hypatia Grossman-Thompson



The Fragility and Flexibility of Culture: Manifestations of Gender and Modernity within the Dangaura Tharu Sakhy?-Paiy? N?c 

Victoria Dalzell


Nepali Menstruation Rituals: A Remnant of Tradition or Evidence of Modernity? 

Nitika Sharma


Entering Public Space and Claiming Modern Identities: Female Trekking Guides and Wage Labor in Urban Nepal 

Barbara Hypatia Grossman-Thompson


A Review of Women's Health: The Hegemony of Caste, Development, and Biomedicine 

Jan Brunson


Unraveling Fair Trade: Insights from Women Weavers in Nepal 

Sarah Rich-Zendel



An Interview with James F. Fisher 

Gaurab KC


Book Reviews

Archana Thapa, ed., Swaastitwako Khoj, 

by Rashmi Sheila


Mara Malagodi, Constitutional Nationalism and LegalExclusion: Equality, Identity Politics, and

Democracy in Nepal, 

by Tri Ratna Manandhar


Heather Hindman, Mediating the Global: Expatria's Forms and Consequences in Kathmandu, 

by Dipti Sherchan


Yogesh Raj, ed., Ruptures & Repairs in South Asia: Historical Perspectives,

by John Whelpton