ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Women in India's New Generation Jobs

Has increased access to employment opportunities, financial independence and educational attainments enabled women in urban India to exercise their freedom and agency? An examination of the information technology and business process outsourcing sectors shows that despite the glamour and an invoked sense of articulate modernity, women here continue to operate within a narrow paradigm. Its limits are constituted by gendered constructs that persist to encode women’s primary place within domesticity even as the vocabulary undergoes some cosmetic changes.

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