India’s skewed sex ratio is less a product of its culture and more a manifestation of a rapidly globalizing economy that is leaving women behind, writes Inderpal Grewal.
Inderpal Grewal is chair and professor of the Program in Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Yale University. She researches the relation between culture, feminism, colonialism and globalization in South Asia and the West. Her work has appeared in many books and essays in scholarly journals. She received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, and has served previously as chair and professor of Women’s Studies at University of California, Irvine, and at San Francisco State University.