ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Women, Work and Poverty

Women, Work and Poverty U Kalpagam Profiles in Female Poverty by Leela Gulati; Hindusthan Publishing Corporation, Delhi, 1981; pp xii+ 180, THE decade of the sixties and seventies saw a proliferation of poverty studies in social sciences in our country. However, occupational profiles of such poverty groups is as yet sporadic in the scenario, though works such as Oscar Lewis's "Five Mexican Families: A Study in the Culture of Poverty" and others are not quite alien to Indian social scientists. Leela Gulati has set a new trend both in poverty studies and women studies in her "Profiles in Female Poverty"

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