Social Security for the Old: Myth and Reality

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Overview

  • Author :A.B. Bose
  • Year of Publication :2006
  • ISBN: :9788180692772
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XX, 266
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Ageing

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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 :

A.B. Bose obtained his Masters and doctoral degrees in Social Work from the University of Lucknow. He worked as Director in the Ministry of Social Welfare, Government of India; Adviser, Social Development and Womens Programmes, Planning Commission; and Director, National Institute of Public Cooperation and Child Development. His last assignment was as Professor and Director in the Indira Gandhi National Open University. Professor Bose has been associated with ageing issues for about two and half decades, and has participated in a number of seminars and conferences in India and abroad. Also, he has worked as United Nations Adviser/Consultant on social development, including ageing issues, in developing countries.