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The changing status of women in West Bengal, 1970-2000 : the challenge ahead

Author: Jasodhara Bagchi; Sarmistha Dutta Gupta
Publisher: New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif : Sage Publications, 2005.
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"This important and comprehensive volume vividly depicts the current status of women and girls in West Bengal. The analysis has been conducted in the framework of the socio-economic and politico-cultural ambience that has characterized the state in recent decades. The contributors highlight both areas of strength and vulnerability and clearly demonstrate that the status of women cannot be conceived as monolithic or  Read more...
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Changing status of women in West Bengal, 1970-2000.
New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif : Sage Publications, 2005
(OCoLC)607631487
Online version:
Changing status of women in West Bengal, 1970-2000.
New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif : Sage Publications, 2005
(OCoLC)608575201
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jasodhara Bagchi; Sarmistha Dutta Gupta
ISBN: 8178293773 9788178293776 0761932429 9780761932420
OCLC Number: 56109202
Description: 263 pages : illustrations, map ; 29 cm
Contents: Demography / Nirmala Banerjee and Mukul Mukherjee --
Health and nutrition / Maitreya Ghatak --
Education / Jasodhara Bagchi and Jaba Guha --
Economic empowerment / Ishita Mukhopadhyay --
Political participation / Vidya Munshi --
Culture / Malini Bhattacharya --
Law and violence against women / Manjari Gupta and Ratnabali Chattopadhyay --
Tribal women / Anuradha Chanda.
Responsibility: edited by Jasodhara Bagchi ; co-ordinating editor, Sarmistha Dutta Gupta.
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Changing Status of Women in India, 1970-2000 covers the state of West Bengal and highlights the nature of the challenges ahead in dealing with issues relating to neglected and deprived women. It also  Read more...

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