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WOMEN IN INDIAN SOCIETY
WOMEN IN INDIAN SOCIETY
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About the Book:

Confined to women and women related issues, the book makes a concerted effort to present the status of Indian women against the ever-changing social, economic, political and academic backgrounds. Tracing the history of the women's major issues and actions theorem since the 19th century, the book provides an insight into the complex nature of work contributed by women, their educational status, their contribution in organized and unorganized sectors, their political participation, legal status, their position in the family and outside world, and some of the emergent issues. Specially published on the occasion of 'Women's Empowerment year, 2001', the book is a worthy contribution in the field of gender and social studies.

About the Author:

Dr. Neera Desai, presently Distinguished fellow, Center for Women's Development Studies Delhi, is a renowned scholar of Women's Studies and has been one of the pioneers of research on issues of feminism, gender dimensions in family, women's movement and education. Formerly Professor and Head, Department of Sociology, SNDT Women's University, Mumbai, She was founder Director of Research Center for Women's Studies. Her major works include, Women in Modern India, Two Decades of Women's Movement, Women and Society (co-author) etc.

Dr. Usha Thakkar, Honorary Director, Institute of Research on Gandhian Thought and Rural Development, Mani Bhavan Gandhi Sangrahalaya, Mumbai did her post-doctoral research at the University of Chicago and Cornell University (on Fullbright Fellowship) and at York University on WID Fellowship from the Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute. Formerly Professor and Head, Department of Political Science, SNDT Women's University, Mumbai, she has presented papers on women issues in national and international conferences and has contributed in many prestigious journals. Her publications include Kautilya's Arthashastra (co-author), Women and Men Voters (co-author), Pushpanjali Essays in Honour of Dr. Usha Mehta (co-editor) etc.

Contents

    Acknowledgements
    Introduction

  1. Overview
  2. Women and Work
  3. Empowering Women Through Education
  4. Women and Family
  5. Women's Political Participation in India
  6. Women and Law
  7. Action for Change
  8. Emerging Concerns
    Appendix
    Fact Sheet
    Index

WOMEN IN INDIAN SOCIETY

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IDD695
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Paperback
Edition:
2019
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ISBN:
8123736770
Language:
English
Size:
8.5" X 5.5"
Pages:
238
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Weight of the Book: 265 gms
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About the Book:

Confined to women and women related issues, the book makes a concerted effort to present the status of Indian women against the ever-changing social, economic, political and academic backgrounds. Tracing the history of the women's major issues and actions theorem since the 19th century, the book provides an insight into the complex nature of work contributed by women, their educational status, their contribution in organized and unorganized sectors, their political participation, legal status, their position in the family and outside world, and some of the emergent issues. Specially published on the occasion of 'Women's Empowerment year, 2001', the book is a worthy contribution in the field of gender and social studies.

About the Author:

Dr. Neera Desai, presently Distinguished fellow, Center for Women's Development Studies Delhi, is a renowned scholar of Women's Studies and has been one of the pioneers of research on issues of feminism, gender dimensions in family, women's movement and education. Formerly Professor and Head, Department of Sociology, SNDT Women's University, Mumbai, She was founder Director of Research Center for Women's Studies. Her major works include, Women in Modern India, Two Decades of Women's Movement, Women and Society (co-author) etc.

Dr. Usha Thakkar, Honorary Director, Institute of Research on Gandhian Thought and Rural Development, Mani Bhavan Gandhi Sangrahalaya, Mumbai did her post-doctoral research at the University of Chicago and Cornell University (on Fullbright Fellowship) and at York University on WID Fellowship from the Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute. Formerly Professor and Head, Department of Political Science, SNDT Women's University, Mumbai, she has presented papers on women issues in national and international conferences and has contributed in many prestigious journals. Her publications include Kautilya's Arthashastra (co-author), Women and Men Voters (co-author), Pushpanjali Essays in Honour of Dr. Usha Mehta (co-editor) etc.

Contents

    Acknowledgements
    Introduction

  1. Overview
  2. Women and Work
  3. Empowering Women Through Education
  4. Women and Family
  5. Women's Political Participation in India
  6. Women and Law
  7. Action for Change
  8. Emerging Concerns
    Appendix
    Fact Sheet
    Index
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