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Women's Challenges of The New Millennium

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ISBN: 9788121208062    Publisher: Gyan Publishing House Year of publishing: 2002     Format:  Hardback No of Pages: 270        Language: English
Description About The Author:- Dr. Vibhuti Patel holds a Doctorate in Economics. She has been the founder member and Trustee of Anusandhan Trust and its institution Centre for Enquiry into Health and Allied...Read more
Description About The Author:- Dr. Vibhuti Patel holds a Doctorate in Economics. She has been the founder member and Trustee of Anusandhan Trust and its institution Centre for Enquiry into Health and Allied Themes (CEHAT). She has made contributions in Women's Studies and Gender Economic. She has co-authored two books: Indian Women: Change and Challenge and Reading for Half the Sky. For twelve years she wrote on Development Studies and Gender Issues for Economic Times and several academic journals. She worked as a reader at Research Centre for Women's Studies, SNDT Women's University for 5 years (1988-1993). She has authored research monographs on Women's movement, Sex Determination Tests and Work Participation of Women and has presented papers in several national and international seminars, workshops, training programmes and conferences on development studies with gender perspectives. At present she is Co-ordinator at Sophia Centre for Women's Studies and Development, an autonomous centre housed in the Sophia College campus, Mumbai.Contents:- Preface • Acknowledgements • Introduction • SECTION I: POLITICAL ECONOMIC OF GENDER • Women and Structural Adjustment Programmes in India • Women's Issues-Economic Parameters • New Social Movements and Gender in India: Lessons for Feminist Economists • Budgetary Policy: A Gender Analysis • Gender Economics • Women's Education and Social Development • Women and Health: An Indian Scenario • SECTION II : SOCIAL CHANGE AND GENDER RELATIONS • Women's Movement in India • Challenges of the New Millennium and Voluntary Organisations • Effective Governace: Importance of Women's Leadership in Local Bodies • Rape Laws-Travesty of Justice • SECTION III: WOMEN IN DECISION MAKING • Globalisation and Women's Question in India • Women in Decision Making • Evolution of Women's Studies in India • Dynamics of Women's Studies and Women's Movement in India • Conclusion • Index.About The Book:- The Main Thrust Of The Theme Is On Several Socio-Economic Problems Being Faced By The Women. The Economic Parameters, Their Health And Educational Problems, Rape Laws And Justice, Globalisation And Women's Question In India, Women In Decision-Making And Women's Movement In India Have Been Meticulously Discussed In This Work. The Book Contains Sixteen Chapters, Divided Into Three Sections., About The Author:- Dr. Vibhuti Patel Holds A Doctorate In Economics. She Has Been The Founder Member And Trustee Of Anusandhan Trust And Its Institution Centre For Enquiry Into Health And Allied Themes (Cehat). She Has Made Contributions In Women's Studies And Gender Economic. She Has Co-Authored Two Books: Indian Women: Change And Challenge And Reading For Half The Sky. For Twelve Years She Wrote On Development Studies And Gender Issues For Economic Times And Several Academic Journals. She Worked As A Reader At Research Centre For Women's Studies, Sndt Women's University For 5 Years (1988-1993). She Has Authored Research Monographs On Women'S Movement, Sex Determination Tests And Work Participation Of Women And Has Presented Papers In Several National And International Seminars, Workshops, Training Programmes And Conferences On Development Studies With Gender Perspectives. At Present She Is Co-Ordinator At Sophia Centre For Women's Studies And Development, An Autonomous Centre Housed In The Sophia College Campus, Mumbai., Content:- Preface • Acknowledgements • Introduction • Section I: Political Economic Of Gender • Women And Structural Adjustment Programmes In India • Women's Issues-Economic Parameters • New Social Movements And Gender In India: Lessons For Feminist Economists • Budgetary Policy: A Gender Analysis • Gender Economics • Women's Education And Social Development • Women And Health: An Indian Scenario • Section Ii : Social Change And Gender Relations • Women's Movement In India • Challenges Of The New Millennium And Voluntary Organisations • Effective Governace: Importance Of Women'S Leadership In Local Bodies • Rape Laws-Travesty Of Justice • Section Iii: Women In Decision Making • Globalisation And Women'S Question In India • Women In Decision Making • Evolution Of Women'S Studies In India • Dynamics Of Women'S Studies And Women'S Movement In India • Conclusion • Index.
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