ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Women s Employment and Organisation Modes

Modes Pushpa Sundar While the need for more part-time jobs or the scope for self-employment may not be denied, it is arguable whether part-time home-based self-employment is what is best for women and what they themselves would prefer. Does home-based production lead to maximisation of output and income and therefore improvement in the economic condition of women? Does it contribute to improving their social status? If not, what is the best mode of organising economic activity for women? And is this alternative feasible in practice? Are there any intermediary solutions?

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