Gendered inequalities in paid and unpaid work of women in India /

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Imprint:Singapore : Springer, [2022]
Description:1 online resource ( xx, 277 pages) : illustrations.
Subject:Women -- Employment -- India.
Unpaid labor -- India.
Sex discrimination against women -- India.
Sexual division of labor -- India.
Equality -- India.
Travail non rémunéré -- Inde.
Discrimination à l'égard des femmes -- Inde.
Sex discrimination against women.
Sexual division of labor.
Unpaid labor.
Women -- Employment.
Format: E-Resource Book
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Other authors / contributors:Patel, Vibhuti, editor.
Mondal, Nandita, editor.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed April 6, 2022).
Other form:Print version: 9811699739 9789811699733
Standard no.:10.1007/978-981-16-9974-0
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Part I. Macroeconomy and women's work. Macroeconomic policies, neo-liberal economic globalisation and women in the workforce
  • Women's work : worker's agency and dignity of labour under lens
  • Where do migrant women work? Glimpses of paid and unpaid work among women migrant workers in informal sector in India
  • Part II. Women in the urban economy and regional diversity. Women's paid work as a bubble of empowerment : a case study of a social enterprise working with women artisans
  • Decoding professional women : an analysis of social structure and organizational role stress
  • Gender, labour, and the social reproduction of motherhood : a study of commercial surrogacy in Mumbai
  • The travails of women street entrepreneurs in Aizawl, Mizoram
  • Negotiating rights for street vendors : the importance of incorporating a gender perspective
  • Begging or caste-based urban occupations?
  • Making visible the invisible : women artists and herstory
  • Breaking boundaries- Women in non-traditional livelihoods as professional drivers
  • Part III. Women in agriculture and allied occupations. Women's participation in livestock raising- evidence from NSSO employment and unemployment surveys 1993-94 to 2011-12
  • Gender and livelihood in post cocoon activity : understanding patriarchal legitimisation of women's work in Raigarh, Chhattisgarh
  • Precarity among women workforce in the handloom sector at Sualkuchi, Assam
  • Women's labour, self-help groups and microfinance in a neo-liberal world : an interrogation of the role of self-help groups in the rehabilitation of former Devadasis in Belgaum District in Kranataka
  • Economic crises and plantation labour : changing contours of women's work in the ten sector.