White Saris and Sweet Mangoes

  Note on Translation and Transliteration

 expand sectionIntroduction

 collapse section1. Persons and Families
 expand section1. Personhoods
 expand section2. Family Moral Systems
 expand section3. Conflicting Generations

 collapse section2. Aging and Dying
 collapse section4. White Saris and Sweet Mangoes, Partings and Ties
 expand sectionThe Problem of Maya
 Loosening Ties, Disassembling Persons
 expand sectionPilgrims, Beggars, and Old Age Home Dwellers
 The Joys and Perils of Remaining “Hot” and Central, Even in a Ripe Old Age
 The Values of Attachment and Renunciation
 expand section5. Dealing with Mortality

 collapse section3. Gendered Transformations
 expand section6. Transformations of Gender and Gendered Transformations
 expand section7. A Widow’s Bonds
 expand section8. Afterword


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