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Status Of India Women: Crisis And Conflict In Gender Issues (In 3 Vols.)

Arati Mehta (Author) Latika Menon (Author) Uma Shankar Jha (Author)
Synopsis The present triple volumes set is comprehensive analysis of crisis and conflict in the 20th century women in India for equal status in socio-economic and political life. The main role of women in most of the society all over the world is expected and confined to perform the household job, child bearing and care of entire family. For all these works, there was neither wages nor their works recognised as much important as that of man. But with the advancement of science and technology, there has been tremendous changes in the life style of men and women. The work structure for educated and uneducated employed or unemployed has basic similarities in the domestic front. In both cases there is nor reward, monetary and otherwise, for performing the household jobs which are mainly indoors. But outside the home, the work situation and structure are hierarchically related to the level of education. First volume deals with the gender discrimination and economic issues. Second volume gives an critical account of women participation in politics and politicalisation of women issues. Social theories of womenhood in India has been critically examined in the third volume of this set.
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About the authors

Arati Mehta

Arati Mehta is a leading feminist historian has obtained her M.A. degree from Ranchi University, Jharkhand and Ph.D. from the same University. She had produced several research papers in leading research journals. Presently she is working as a lecturer in Ranchi Women’s College, Ranchi, Jharkhand.

Latika Menon

Latika Menon obtained her Master’s degree in Sociology from the University of Delhi and subsequently a doctorate, with specialization in women’s development issues, from Madras University. She has worked as a counselor and social psychologist with organizations of repute and has been associated with several women’s development NGOs as Consultant and Board Member. She is at present Deputy Director, Research and Training, with Scientific and Technical Research for Employment and Earnings (STREE), a government-aided institution for the promotion of employment opportunities among economically backward women’s groups.

Uma Shankar Jha

Dr. Uma Shankar Jha is a leading Indian Africanist wo introduced African Studies in India through the National Language which he was conferred the Best Editor of which he was conferred the Best Editor Award by the Hindi Academy, Delhi for the year 1993-94. Working as a pool officer under the Scientists Pool Scheme at the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India. Dr. Jha competed his post-doctoral Research Work on “Apartheid in south Africa and Non-Aligned Movement” from the Department of Political Science, University of Delhi. Dr. Jha is Editor-in-Chief of University Newspaper (in Hindi), Africa (India’s First Research Journal in National Language) and World Vision (Research Journal of International Relations).

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Title Status Of India Women: Crisis And Conflict In Gender Issues (In 3 Vols.)
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.1997
Edition 1st. Ed.
Language: English
isbn 8173912270
length x+310p.+x+354p.+x+326p., 23 cm