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Women Empowerment and Development: Issues and Challenges

Partha Pratim Sengupta, Sarmistha Bhattacharya, Nidhi Arora
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Genre: Social Science
Language: English
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The social and economic development can be achieved in its true sense when women's empowerment would find equal importance to the process of development. Empowering the women means creating such an environment in which they can take independent decisions for their personal development and the development of society in general. This edited volume brings together the contemporary issues, challenges and concerns related to women empowerment. The various challenges faced by the women community in modern world have been highlighted specifically in different chapters.

Issues relating to social dynamics and associated challenges are part of the course curriculum of most of the social and law programmes around the world. This book is an indispensable text for anyone interested in women empowerment and gender equality as it highlights the policies and approaches to achieve these objectives. This book would be useful for the academicians, scholars and students of different disciplines in getting in depth knowledge about the condition of women community in the society.

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About the Authors

Prof. Partha Pratim Sengupta is a Professor of Economics at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Durgapur, India. He has been teaching at the institute for 35 years, including 20 years of teaching at PG level as well as Research. Till now, more than 20 students have been awarded doctorate degree under the supervision of Prof. Sengupta. He has published more than one hundred research papers in national and international peer reviewed Journals. He has been invited to present papers at several conferences in India and abroad. Over and above, he has been contributed chapters to the edited volumes and has received several national and international academic awards. His areas of research interest include international economics, environmental economics, business economics, development economics and entrepreneurship management.

Sarmistha Bhattacharya is an Assistant Professor at Department of Social Work, Law College Durgapur, India. She has around 5 years of teaching and administrative experience, besides 3 years of Industrial experience. She has published many national and international papers in prominent journals and edited volumes. She has obtained her BA, LL.B., MSW and is presently pursuing her Ph.D. from NIT Durgapur.

Nidhi Arora has been associated with Banasthali Vidyapith, Rajasthan, India for around two years. She has attended various national and international seminars and conferences, besides chairing an international conference in Colombo in 2018. She has to her credit many national and international publications. She has accomplished her BA LL.B., LL.M and is presently pursuing her Ph.D. from Banasthali Vidyapith.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781925823431
Publisher: Central West Publishing, Australia
Number of Pages: 248
Dimensions: 6"x9"
Interior Pages: B&W
Binding: Paperback (Perfect Binding)
Availability: In Stock (Print on Demand)

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