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Editors: Manoranjan Pal, Prasanta Pathak, Premananda Bharati, Bholanath Ghosh and Amita Majumder (Indian Statistical Institute, India)
Book Description:
This book deals with different aspects of gender discrimination and gender empowerment, as well as their impact on economic development in human society. The findings presented in this book will be very useful to readers, help policy-makers, planners and researchers in the concerned discipline in incorporating the gender perspective as a strong component in formulating government policies, plans and programs, particularly in third world countries like India and China.
The volume is rich with papers on different topics in the field collected from experts. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents:
Foreword

Abbreviations

Introduction

Part 1: Women’s Autonomy and Empowerment

1. Gender Imbalance: Role of Female Foeticide and Neglect of Girls;pp. 3-10
(Ashish Bose)

2. Capability Deprivation of Women: Are Women Holding Up Half the Sky in Asia?;pp. 11-40
(Santosh Mehrotra)

3. Women’s Autonomy, Women’s Status and Nutrition in India;pp. 41-59
(Sandip Chakraborty, Kaushlendra Kumar and Faujdar Ram)

4. Women’s Autonomy and Utilization of the Family Planning Services in Three Eastern States of India;pp. 61-81
(Lopamudra Ray Saraswati and Protap Mukherjee)

5. An Analysis of the State of Empowerment of Females vis-à-vis Males at Old Ages in India;pp. 83-108
(Sanjeev Bakshi and Prasanta Pathak)

6. Empowerment of Women Through Household Decision Making Power in India: A State Wise Analysis;pp. 109-127
(Susmita Bharati, Manoranjan Pal, Suparna Som and Premananda Bharati)

7. Declining Juvenile Sex Ratio in India: Trends and Determinants;pp. 129-145
(Lekha S Chakraborty and Darshy Sinha)

Part 2: Gender Disparity: Health, Education and Employment

8. Child Immunization Coverage in Rural India and Its Determinants;pp. 149-164
(Swati Sadhu, Bishwanath Bhattacharya, Manoranjan Pal and Premananda Bharati)

9. Gender Disparity in Child Care in India: Findings from Two National Family Health Surveys;pp. 165-185
(Parveen Nangia and T.K. Roy)

10. Gender Bias Against Female Children in India;pp. 187-203
(P. Arokiasamy and J. Pradhan)

11. An Analysis of Socioeconomic and Demographic Determinants of Childhood Immunisation in India;pp. 205-226
(Nilanjan Patra)

12. Gender Discrimination in Child Schooling: Why do we observe it?;pp. 227-245
(Itismita Mohanty)

13. Gender Disparity in Madhyamik Examination Result;pp. 247-256
(Rumki Gupta)

14. Incidence of Public Expenditure on Education: Viewing through a Gender Lens;pp. 257-277
(Protiva Kundu)

15. Education, Health and Women’s Empowerment – Kerala’s Experience in Linking the Triad;pp. 279-287
(K.R. Lakshmy Devi)

16. Occupational Segregation and Gender Stereotyping;pp. 289-298
(Ishita Mukhopadhyay)

17. Status of Gender-Differentials and Trends in India: Population, Health, Education and Employment;pp. 299-311
(Barun Kumar Mukhopadhyay and Prasanta Kumar Majumdar)

Appendix: List of Authors

Index

   Series:
      Social Justice, Equality and Empowerment
      Women's Issues
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2012 1st quarter
   Pages: 7 x 10 (NBC - C) 325pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-62100-407-3
   Status: AV
  
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