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Problems of Widows in India

P Adinarayana Reddy (Author)
Synopsis In India widowhood is not just transition from one marital status to another after the death of the husband. Entering into widowhood is more hazardous, painful and humiliating to women than to a widower because of the discrimination, ritual sanctions of the society against widows. With the result, widows in India not only suffer with social and economic sanctions but also face many psychological consequences, loneliness and in many cases deprivation causing emotional disturbances and imbalance. This book is the result of the first seminar organised by the Institute of Development Research Alternatives, Tirupati.
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About the author

P Adinarayana Reddy

Dr. P.A. Reddy, (b. 1957). He took his bachelor degree in Science (1978) and Education (1981) from Bangalore University, Post Graduation (1980) and Doctoral Degrees (1990) in Adult Education from S.V. University and M.Ed. (1984) from Anamalai University. He is at present with the Department of Adult Education in S.V. University Tirupati. He has undergone training in youth and Adult Education in Denmark and ad opportunities to study adult and non-formal education programmes in Denmark, Sweden and West Germany during visit to these countries. He has so far published 50 research papers in various reputed education, adult education and social science journals. He has also published six books viz., Adult Education in India, determinant of Instructor effectiveness, Reading Interests of Adults. Post-Literacy and continuing education, Total literacy campaign for children, Exposure of women to Mass Media, Health Consciousness among Women, Total Literacy campaign: Problem Perspectives, Education of Tribal Women.

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Bibliographic information

Title Problems of Widows in India
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2004
Edition 1st ed.
Publisher Sarup & Sons
Language: English
isbn 8176254797
length x+171p., Tables; References; Index; 22cm.