Women and Development
Women constitute approximately half of the population and the development of women is the reality of 21st Century. Today the role of women has become vital and is the key in the process of development. In fact the development of Indian economy as well contribution by women became the inter-related issues for the development of country like India. The participation of women in education, economy, social life, employment as well in politics began to increase here day by day. The women are sharing with the men not only in the development process, but in the field of administration and political system also. This book on women and development, will be of great use to economists, researchers, students and scholars of economics, social science and other disciplines, and to planners and policy makers.
This book “Women and Development’ is an edited volume consisting of 21 articles written on various aspects of this important subject. These articles are grouped under the five sub-themes: Women and Economic Theory; Women and Economic Development; Women and Rural Economy; Women and Entrepreneurship; Women and Empowerment. Covering a wide area of women studies, these articles focus on international and national issues with special reference of Indian economy.
Part 1: Women and Economic Theory — A Comparative Analysis of the Contribution of Gender to Economic Activities in India: A Case Study, Reflections of Child Disability on Women and its Economic Implications, Global Economic Crisis and Women, Managing the Environment — A Gender Perspective, Effect of Global Economic Crisis on Women Status.
Part II: Women and Economic Development — The Femme Factor and the Poverty Issue in India: A Socio-Economic and Cultural Perspective, Role of Women in Indian Economy, Women Workers in New Economy, Women Workers and the New Economy, Employment Growth and Gender in Organized Sector: A Case Study of India, Women and Economic Development, Women and the Economy of India, Women Workers in New Economy
Part III: Women and Rural Economy — Gender-Based Abuse: A Critique, Gender Differences in Health Care Utilization in Rural India: Does Quality and Decentralized Delivery of Care Matter?, Domestic Violence Against Rural Women in Haryana, Status of Women in Haryana.
Part IV: Women and Entrepreneurship — Women Inventors in Global Growth, Anxiety and Depression in Women in Corporate Sector in New Economy.
Part V: Women and Empowerment — Women Empowerment in India: Challenges and Strategies, Empowerment of Women Through Self Help Groups, Woman Empowerment: Challenges Ahead.
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