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Encyclopaedia of Indian Women Through The Ages (Modern India), Vol.4

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ISBN: 9788178351759    Publisher: Kalpaz Publications Year of publishing: 2003     Format:  Hardback No of Pages: 351        Language: English
Description Contents:- Vol 4- Contents, Preface 9, Introduction 13, 1. Changing Status 19, 2. Legal Review 45, 3. Some Facts and Figures 59, Provisions under the Constitution • Legislative, Arrangements...Read more
Description Contents:- Vol 4- Contents, Preface 9, Introduction 13, 1. Changing Status 19, 2. Legal Review 45, 3. Some Facts and Figures 59, Provisions under the Constitution • Legislative, Arrangements • Special Provisions for Women, • Conclusion., 4. Gandhi and Politico-Socio-Economic Regeneration 107, Prior to Gandhi • Women's Upliftment in Society, • Messiah of Non-violence • Marital Aspects, • Abolition of Child Marriage • Evil of Dowry, • Introduction of Widow-Remarriage • Purdah System, • Prostitution and the Custom of Devdasi • Divorce, and Population Control • Suggestions • Economic, Independence of Women • Khadi and Small Scale, Industries • Political Empowerment • Impact of, Gandhi's Efforts on the Present Status of Women, • Position of Women at Present • Family Welfare and, Foetal Termination • Other Social Reformers and, Gandhi • Solutions., 5. Dalit Women in Politics 171, 6. The Commencement of National Level Womanhood 181, National Level Womanhood., 7. Environmental Management 187, Definitions of (Environment and Environmental, Management) • Looking into the Past • Concerns for, Environment • Female and Male Participation in, Environmental Management • Environmental, Resources Managed through the Better Half, • Women's Fourfold Performances • Process Involved, in Management • (A) Dimensions of Behavioural, 6 Encyclopaedia of Indian Women Through the Ages, Aspects (B) Economic and Societal Dimension (C), Scientific and Technological Dimension • Factors that, Affect Participation of Women in Managing, Environment., 8. Family Welfare 201, Introduction of Balance Sheets • Contributory Factors, • The Role of Women in Family Planning and Welfare, • High Maternal and Infant Mortality • Contraception, in Practice., 9. Female Labour Force 211, Reasons for Low Participation Rate of Women in, Employment • Analysis of Ground Realities, • Women's Work Participation Rate • Reasons for, Low Participation Rate of Women in Employment, • Strategies for Setting the Wrongs Right., 10. Woman Organisations 233, Rashtra Sevika Samiti • Laxmibai Kelkar • Central, Social Welfare Board • (A) Education and Training, (B) Support Services • Economic Empowerment (i), Condensed Courses of Education for Women (ii), Vocational Training Programme for Women • List of, Vocational Courses which could be Organised by, Voluntary Vocations (iii) Awareness Generation, Projects for Rural and Poor Women (iv) Schemes of, Vocational Training Programme for Women Under, NWDC Programme • Schemes of Assistance for, Economic Empowerment., 11. Domestic Role of Educated Working Women 247, A Peep into the Background of Women's Education, • Educated Women Taking to Work • Working, Women's Roles • Expectations of Family Members, • Paradoxes and Contributions • Attending to family, elders • Problems of Socialisation • Transfer of either, spouses • Miscellaneous • The Way Out/, Recommendations • Cultural-Social Welfare Board--, A Brief • Beneficiaries of Central Social Welfare Board, Programmes • Addresses of the State Social Welfare, Advisory Boards • Sewa Bharti., Contents 7, 12. Muslim Women in Transition 263, Religious Orthodoxy • Religious Education and, Training of Respondents • Purdah • Purdah, Observance and Daughters • Purdah Related Problems, • Education of Girls • Marriage Significance and, Related Practices • Age at Marriage • Consulting the, Girl Before Marriage • Caste/Community Preference, in Marriage • Arranged Marriage • Polygamy, Men's, Right to Divorce and Problems Related to Divorce, • Dowry Practice • Mehr Practice • Inheritance, Marriage and Divorce in the Personal Law, • Employment of Girls • Women's Participation in, Social/Cultural Activities • Women's Participation in, Politics • Perception of Muslim Women on Marriage, and Related Issues • Economic Profile • Economic, Status of Respondents • Educational Profile • Social, Profile • Marriage Practices • Polygamy and Divorce, • Social Participation • Health • Social Attitudes, • Perspective of Change • Increase Indicators of, Female Status • 13. Women in Punjab and Haryana, • Societal and Domestic Perspective • Education of, Women • Work Role of Women • State of Marriage, and Domestic Afffairs • System of Inheritance, • Women in Politics • Family Welfare and Health, • Indicators of Fertility • The Better Half of Madhya, Pradesh • Some Variables About Women • Marriage, and Family., 13. Women in Punjab and Haryana 295, • Societal and Domestic Perspective • Education of, Women • Work Role of Women • State of Marriage, and Domestic Afffairs • System of Inheritance, • Women in Politics • Family Welfare and Health, • Indicators of Fertility, 14. The Better half of Madhya Pradesh 309, • Some Variables About Women • Marriage and, Family, 15. Female Slum-Dwellers of Mumbai 319, (A) Janabai (B) Shevanti (C) Lucy (D) Kalyani (E), Christine., 8 Encyclopaedia of Indian Women Through the Ages, 16. Keralite Nuns and Nurses 331, Nurses • A Review • Nuns., 17. Conclusion 339, Bibliography 343, Index 347About The Book:- Women Have Witnessed Acute Socio-Economic Problems In Male-Dominated Society In The Annals Of Indian Sub-Continent. However, They Maintained Their Identity And Consequently Emerged As A Useful Partner In The Household Affairs. The Theme Has Been Comprehensively Weaved Into Four Volumes, Viz., Ancient, Medieval And Modern India With A Thrust On Freedom Struggle For Swaraj. It Has Vividly Described Status Of Women During The Phases Of History; Her Rights And Duties, Standard Of Education, Lives Of Devadasi And Widows, Female Slaves, Divorce, Remarriage System, The Muslim Queens, Participation Of Women In Three Major Movements During Gandhian Era, And Their Sacrifices, Status Of Dalit Women, Socio-Economic Regeneration, Nuns In Kerala, Women And Family Welfare, Role In Labour Force And Vision Of Annie Besant. These Volumes Would Be Useful For Social Scientists, Researchers And Students In India And Abroad.,Content:- Vol 4- Contents, Preface 9, Introduction 13, 1. Changing Status 19, 2. Legal Review 45, 3. Some Facts And Figures 59, Provisions Under The Constitution • Legislative, Arrangements • Special Provisions For Women, • Conclusion., 4. Gandhi And Politico-Socio-Economic Regeneration 107, Prior To Gandhi • Women'S Upliftment In Society, • Messiah Of Non-Violence • Marital Aspects, • Abolition Of Child Marriage • Evil Of Dowry, • Introduction Of Widow-Remarriage • Purdah System, • Prostitution And The Custom Of Devdasi • Divorce, And Population Control • Suggestions • Economic, Independence Of Women • Khadi And Small Scale, Industries • Political Empowerment • Impact Of, Gandhi'S Efforts On The Present Status Of Women, • Position Of Women At Present • Family Welfare And, Foetal Termination • Other Social Reformers And, Gandhi • Solutions., 5. Dalit Women In Politics 171, 6. The Commencement Of National Level Womanhood 181, National Level Womanhood., 7. Environmental Management 187, Definitions Of (Environment And Environmental, Management) • Looking Into The Past • Concerns For, Environment • Female And Male Participation In, Environmental Management • Environmental, Resources Managed Through The Better Half, • Women'S Fourfold Performances • Process Involved, In Management • (A) Dimensions Of Behavioural, 6 Encyclopaedia Of Indian Women Through The Ages, Aspects (B) Economic And Societal Dimension (C), Scientific And Technological Dimension • Factors That, Affect Participation Of Women In Managing, Environment., 8. Family Welfare 201, Introduction Of Balance Sheets • Contributory Factors, • The Role Of Women In Family Planning And Welfare, • High Maternal And Infant Mortality • Contraception, In Practice., 9. Female Labour Force 211, Reasons For Low Participation Rate Of Women In, Employment • Analysis Of Ground Realities, • Women'S Work Participation Rate • Reasons For, Low Participation Rate Of Women In Employment, • Strategies For Setting The Wrongs Right., 10. Woman Organisations 233, Rashtra Sevika Samiti • Laxmibai Kelkar • Central, Social Welfare Board • (A) Education And Training, (B) Support Services • Economic Empowerment (I), Condensed Courses Of Education For Women (Ii), Vocational Training Programme For Women • List Of, Vocational Courses Which Could Be Organised By, Voluntary Vocations (Iii) Awareness Generation, Projects For Rural And Poor Women (Iv) Schemes Of, Vocational Training Programme For Women Under, Nwdc Programme • Schemes Of Assistance For, Economic Empowerment., 11. Domestic Role Of Educated Working Women 247, A Peep Into The Background Of Women'S Education, • Educated Women Taking To Work • Working, Women'S Roles • Expectations Of Family Members, • Paradoxes And Contributions • Attending To Family, Elders • Problems Of Socialisation • Transfer Of Either, Spouses • Miscellaneous • The Way Out/, Recommendations • Cultural-Social Welfare Board--, A Brief • Beneficiaries Of Central Social Welfare Board, Programmes • Addresses Of The State Social Welfare, Advisory Boards • Sewa Bharti., Contents 7, 12. Muslim Women In Transition 263, Religious Orthodoxy • Religious Education And, Training Of Respondents • Purdah • Purdah, Observance And Daughters • Purdah Related Problems, • Education Of Girls • Marriage Significance And, Related Practices • Age At Marriage • Consulting The, Girl Before Marriage • Caste/Community Preference, In Marriage • Arranged Marriage • Polygamy, Men'S, Right To Divorce And Problems Related To Divorce, • Dowry Practice • Mehr Practice • Inheritance, Marriage And Divorce In The Personal Law, • Employment Of Girls • Women'S Participation In, Social/Cultural Activities • Women'S Participation In, Politics • Perception Of Muslim Women On Marriage, And Related Issues • Economic Profile • Economic, Status Of Respondents • Educational Profile • Social, Profile • Marriage Practices • Polygamy And Divorce, • Social Participation • Health • Social Attitudes, • Perspective Of Change • Increase Indicators Of, Female Status • 13. Women In Punjab And Haryana, • Societal And Domestic Perspective • Education Of, Women • Work Role Of Women • State Of Marriage, And Domestic Afffairs • System Of Inheritance, • Women In Politics • Family Welfare And Health, • Indicators Of Fertility • The Better Half Of Madhya, Pradesh • Some Variables About Women • Marriage, And Family., 13. Women In Punjab And Haryana 295, • Societal And Domestic Perspective • Education Of, Women • Work Role Of Women • State Of Marriage, And Domestic Afffairs • System Of Inheritance, • Women In Politics • Family Welfare And Health, • Indicators Of Fertility, 14. The Better Half Of Madhya Pradesh 309, • Some Variables About Women • Marriage And, Family, 15. Female Slum-Dwellers Of Mumbai 319, (A) Janabai (B) Shevanti (C) Lucy (D) Kalyani (E), Christine., 8 Encyclopaedia Of Indian Women Through The Ages, 16. Keralite Nuns And Nurses 331, Nurses • A Review • Nuns., 17. Conclusion 339, Bibliography 343, Index 347
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