Encyclopaedia of women and development
Women Consisting Half Of The Human Population Have Been Treated As Weaker Sex In All Societies Of The World. Hence Crime Against Women , Rape And Molestation , Emancipation Of Women , Identity Crisis , Discrimination And Many More Phrase-Like Problems Have Been Widely Discussed And Debated. Women Studies As An Independent Discipline Has Already Emerged There.The Present Work Is Unique Amidst The Existing Literature, Which Provides A Panoramic Survey Of Women Studies, Based On Latest Research.The Work Is Organized In The Following Volumes:Women And Development; Women And Society; Women And Science; Women And Sexuality; Women Problems; Women And Laws; Women And Work; Comparative State Feminism; Women And Marriage; Race, Ethnicity And Women; Women And Violence Against Women; Women And Leadership; Widowhood: A Curse To Humanity; Women And Economy; Women And Nation; Women In Agriculture And Trade.This Set Attempts To Present A Complete Picture Of Women From Different Angles Nd Thus, Will Prove An Ideal Reference Tool To All The Concerned.
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