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Empowerment of Women in North East India

Bhola Nath Ghosh (Author)

In recent past, a number of studies have come up with the deliberations on different issues related to gender bias, status and empowerment of women in various fields. But there has not been any attempt to provide a single measure of empowerment, relate level of empowerment with the indicators. The current volume besides providing a regional analysis of deprivation of women on various counts and an idea of empowerment on available criteria; provided a measure of empowerment by an index constructed on the basis of a number of attributes indicating the status and empowerment of women in the family and society as well in north east. It also includes case studies on poverty, gender based development and gender empowerment measures. The book also provides analysis, impact of factors on the level of empowerment, characteristics of empowerment in north east region, status of women in terms of socio-economic, political and educational achievement and also highlighted the scope of progress in terms of empowerment.

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About the author

Bhola Nath Ghosh

Bhola Nath Ghosh obtained MA in Sociology and Ph.D. degree on "Rural Leadership and Development: A Study of the Changing Pattern, its Consequences in West Bengal". He visited different universities in United Kingdom and completed a course on Monitoring and Evaluation in Project in the year 1993 at Norwich University in England. He presented many research papers in National and International Seminars/Conferences. Several papers have been published in different Journals of National, International and edited books. He completed two projects independently and worked as an associate member in an international project and presently he is a faculty member of Sociological Research Unit in Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata.

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Title Empowerment of Women in North East India
Format Hardcover
Date published: 31.12.2015
Edition 1st. ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789351251040
length xxii+183p.,