Socialization of Women in India

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  • Author :Manju Devi
  • Year of Publication :2004
  • ISBN: :9788180690860
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: 165
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Goan, Social Work, Sociology, Women Studies

About the Book :

The present book makes a comparative study of the need-related personality aspects and self-esteem of married employed, married unemployed and single employed women. It presents a perspective of the changing status of women, the prevalent sex-role expectations and sex-role definitions along with certain theoretical frame-works to understand the personality of women in employment. Using T.P.P.S. and Indian adaptation of Rosenberg self-esteem scale, the book provides information about certain socio-cultural aspects of women such as parental influence, role of family, attitude towards career and home vs. job conflict. An analysis of socio-cultural background is also made.

About Author :

Manju Devi, M.A., and Ph. D. from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, presently Works as a senior faculty member at the kashi Naresh Government Post Graduate College, Gyanpur, Bhadohi, Earlier, she was as co-ordinator at the Centre for Social Research, New Delhi. She has also been associated with Gandhi Vidya Sansthan project Employment Conditions in the Unorganised Sector: A study of women workers in the Readymade Textile Germent Industry. Dr. Manju Devi has to her credit a large number of publications including several essays in contributed volumes. She has also presented papers in seminars and conference.