Empowerment of Rural Women: The Deterrents and Determinants

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  • Author :M.P. Boraian
  • Year of Publication :2008
  • ISBN: :9788180695261
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XX, 228
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Panchayati Raj, Political Science, Sociology, Women Studies

About the Book :

This book makes a critical examination of women in India, with special reference to the state of Tamil Nadu, locating the deterrents evidencing their empowerment, it evolves a set of determinants of women empowerment through consultation with a cross-section of rural women. It further provides an in-depth analysis of the lives and works of select rural women. Finally, it evaluates the policy implications of these deterrents and determinants to the government as well as NGOs. The book will be useful for researchers, policy makes and development workers.

About Author :

M.P. Boraian obtained his Doctoral degree in Rural Development form Gandhigram Rural Institute and pre-doctoral degree in Rural Development form National Institute of Rural Development. He has appraised, monitored and evaluated 29 rural projects. He was associated with Research projects sponsored by UNICEF, ILO,SIDA, SAREC, Planning Commission and ICSSR. He is a member of several regional, national and international professional bodies. Currently, he is Reader in Extension Education at the Gandhgram Rural Institute and guides M.Phil. and Ph.D. scholars.