About the Book
The main objective of this book is to identify adequate policy responses to key gender-based constraints to the achievement of rural employment in global perspectives. This book examines the links between gender equality and rural employment for poverty reduction by constructing a gender analytical framework to interpret differentiated patterns and conditions of work across regions, socio-economic contexts and policy environments. The present book is design into ten chapters and it is further organised in two parts. The first part deals with conceptual analysis of gender inequalities of rural employment in labour market in four chapters. The second part of this book enlightens gender dimensions of rural employment for poverty reduction in developing countries in five chapters. The fact and findings which have given in this book is authenticated and tested by authors.
About the Authors
H.P. Chattopadhyay is a well-known scholar and teacher of political science who taught at several Colleges under Calcutta University, Kolkata. A keen researcher, Chattopadhyay has many books to his credit. His work Ethnic Composition and Crisis in South Asia is one of the widely acclaimed publications. In addition, he has published many research papers and articles in reputed national and international journals and presented papers in national and international seminars and conferences. Presently, he lives a retired life and devotes his time in editing and writing.
S.K. Sarkar is a senior research fellow of political science of Calcutta University, Kolkata. He has assisted Dr. Chattopadhyay in editing this multi-volume encyclopaedia. His many papers have been published in reputed national and international research journals and has also presented many research papers in national and international seminars and workshops on the subject of political science.