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Expeditious Empowerment of Women Through Innovative Strategies

Kuttan Mahadevan (Editor) K.A. Pisharoti (Editor) G. Subramanyam (Editor)
Synopsis The focus of this book, Expeditious Empowerment of Women Through Innovative Strategies is on successful multi-dimensional development of a dozen programmes. These perspectives of micro-development presented here, on a holistic basis, from Andhra Pradesh provide insight and inspiration for better understanding of the strategies and the entire process of development of these diverse projects. In fact for replication of these successful programmes elsewhere, the process of development of all these projects have been documented using case study approach. They are the excellent and exclusive women credit society, rapid development of West Godavari district, the model and developed constituency of Kuppam, self-sufficient and successful village infected with AIDS near Tirupati, Transformation of a slum population into middle class community in Hyderabad city, and the promising beginning made for afforestation by community participation. In addition, there are three insightful chapters on women’s empowerment, reproductive health, universal family planning and their overall better quality of life. Yet another fascinating programme is on the liberation of century old bonded labourers namely the Yanadi Tribe and their rehabilitation using World Bank aid. There is also a methodology chapter on case study valuable for future research. The last chapter is on the festschrift of an international and successful administrator and educator for inspiring our posterity. Thus, this book is immensely needed for one and all interested in the rapid and successful development of all welfare programmes in the world. The supplementary volume of this book has already been released viz., Participatory experiment in holistic rapid development: successful strategies for empowerment of women, regulation of fertility and rural development in Andhra Pradesh.
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About the author

Kuttan Mahadevan

Kuttan Mahadevan is Professor of Population Studies and Currently Principal of the University College of Art and Science, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati. He was Fulbright Fellow and visiting Professor in many Universities in India and abroad. He has traveled widely and executed over two dozen major research projects all over India. He has also successfully guided over 30 doctoral dissertations. He is a prolific writer and has published over 130 papers and 25 books on Health and Population, Population Policy, Communication, Development Studies and Research Methodology. His recent books include Methodology for Population and Development Studies, Welfare Model of Development and Demographic Transition, Reproductive Health of Humankind in Asia and Africa and Communication, Modernisation and Social Development: A Global Perspective (in press).

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Title Expeditious Empowerment of Women Through Innovative Strategies
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2003
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8176463485
length x+194p., References; 23cm.