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Elderly Women: Vulnerability And Support Structures

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ISBN: 9788121211871    Publisher: Gyan Publishing House Year of publishing: 2013     Format:  Hardback No of Pages: 261        Language: English
Description Contents:- Contents# List of Tables #7 List of Diagrams 9 List of Case-History 10 Preface and Acknowledgements 11 1. Introduction 15 2. Research Methodology 39 3. Socio-Demographic Background...Read more
Description Contents:- Contents# List of Tables #7 List of Diagrams 9 List of Case-History 10 Preface and Acknowledgements 11 1. Introduction 15 2. Research Methodology 39 3. Socio-Demographic Background 57 4. Livelihood Issues 85 5. Nutrition and Health 109 6. Interpersonal Relations 127 7. Vulnerability: Risk Factors 147 8. Social Support Structure 171 9. Conclusions and Recommendations 195 Appendices 211 Bibliography 237 Index 251About The Book:- Of Late, The Situation Of Elderly Women Has Globally Attracted The Attention Of The Civil Society. Not Only Do They Tend To Outnumber Their Male Counterparts, But Also Their Morbidity Pattern Economic Dependence And Social Situation Entitle Them To A Concerted Policy And Programme Attention. The Situation Of Elderly Women In India Is No Different. And Added To This Is The Issue Of Vulnerability. This Calls For An Objective Analysis Of Their Situation Which Would, In Turn, Pave The Way Of Effective Intervention Strategies.This In View, This Book Focuses On A Cross-Section Of Elderly Women In Nine States Of India Having A High Proportion Of Bpl Hourseholds, Including Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Sikkim And Uttar Pradesh. Going Deep Into Their Socio-Demographic Background, It Addresses Issues Pertaining To Their Livelihood, Nutrition And Health, Interpersonal Relations And Vulnerability Risks. It Also Presents A Critical Assessment Of The Awareness And Availability Of Existing Social Security Schemes Meant To Shield The Elderly Women From Undeserved Want And Vulnerability. The Book Will Be Of Interest To Ngos, Social Activists And Researchers, As Well As To Policy-Makers, Social Planners And Social Welfare Functionaries.,Content:- 7 List Of Diagrams 9 List Of Case-History 10 Preface And Acknowledgements 11 1. Introduction 15 2. Research Methodology 39 3. Socio-Demographic Background 57 4. Livelihood Issues 85 5. Nutrition And Health 109 6. Interpersonal Relations 127 7. Vulnerability: Risk Factors 147 8. Social Support Structure 171 9. Conclusions And Recommendations 195 Appendices 211 Bibliography 237 Index 251
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