Gender and Health: A Sociological Insight

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  • Author :Jyoti Prasad Saikia
  • Year of Publication :2019
  • ISBN: :9789386682833
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XIV, 246
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Child Studies, Health, Home Science, Sociology, Women Studies

About the Book :

This volume has addressed the various health problems related to the Women’s, such as, impact of reproductive technologies, working hazards, widowhood and urbanization upon women’s health. Along with these, issues like women’s reproductive health awareness, life expectancy etc. has also been covered. A gender perspective has been employed while addressing these various aspects. As the articles have been brought in from the various parts of India under their purview, the heterogeneity of the problems associated with women’s health in India has been made explicit.

About Author :

Jyoti Prasad Saikia is currently Professor in the Department of Sociology, Dibrugarh University, Assam. He is working in the field of Gender studies and social pathology. He has written and edited a number of books. Among these, ‘Youth and Career Aspiration’, ‘Problems of Education in Rural Women’, ‘Rendering Gender,’ ‘Gender Trouble: A Study in North-East India,’ ‘Gender & Health : A Sociological Insight,’ ‘Contemporary Indian Society’, ‘Flash from North-East India’ are significant. Apart from these, he has written more than thirty text books on sociology.