Attacks against the “New Women” of India

As discussed in lecture, the process of economic modernization provokes unintended challenges to traditional cultural and social attitudes.  Here’s a report in the New York Times regarding the clash between cultural values of a traditional and modern society by examining horrific crimes against the “New Women” of urban India.

Rapes of Women Show Clash Between Old and New India –


About Peter Catapano

I am an associate professor of history at New York City College of Technology. My research interest are in US Cultural History, Immigration History, and Critical Theory. My time/place field is the US during the Gilded Age and Progressive Era.
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