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Author Chanda, Ipsita,
Title Selfing the city : single women migrants and their lives in Kolkata / Ipshita Chanda.
Imprint Thousand Oaks, California : SAGE, 2017.

Author Chanda, Ipsita,
Subject Women internal migrants -- India -- Kolkata -- Social conditions.
Single women -- India -- Kolkata -- Social conditions.
Women -- Identity.
Group identity -- India -- Kolkata.
Urbanization -- Social aspects -- India -- Kolkata.
Description 1 online resource
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Entering the space: diversity through a gender lens -- The city: relations in urban space -- Inhabiting the city: the challenges -- A room in the city: constructing a private space -- Finding the "self" -- Friendships: creating a community -- The 'safe' city and outsider women -- The 'self' and the city: new roles -- The outsider and equitable social space.
Summary Exploring the quest for 'self' in the city through migrant women's narratives.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed May 8, 2017).
ISBN 9789381345245 (electronic bk.)
9381345244 (electronic bk.)
9789381345252 (e book)
OCLC # 986223605

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