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Title: Marginalisation and development of women in fishing community a case study of Jelepara
Researcher: Chakravorty, Tulika
Guide(s): Choudhury, Sanghamitra
Keywords: India
Status of women
West Bengal
West Bengal fishing communities
Women in fishing communities
University: Sikkim University
Completed Date: 2017
Abstract: In a patriarchal society, women are not treated equally socially and culturally. In fact, there is continuous subordination of women by men in all the spheres of life. Women s stereotyped role has manifold and multiplied impacts on their health,nutrition, education and overall development. Gender gaps in access to resources are rooted in social and cultural practices. Women have to bear the tremendous cost for these inequalities but the cost affects harming newlineeveryone in the long run of the society. Thus, gender equality is the vital part of development strategy. In the above backdrop, issues of marginalization, exclusion and development has been analysed with the help of various theoretical tools such as Capability Approach, theory of Structural newlineViolence, Human Development Approach, Sustainable Development and connecting these newlineconcepts with the women in fishing communities in India in general and Jelepara in particular. Marginalisation and Development are two emerging concepts in social sciences and the two sides of the same coin as well. The concept of marginalisation can be defined as some sort of powerlessness and exclusion experienced by a group, resulting from an inequality of control of newline resources and power structures within society. Marginalisation and exclusion as a process is conceptualised as cumulatively acquired and spatially related phenomena of social, economic cultural and political denials and deprivations,in securities and uncertainty, hierarchy and domination which get legitimized and reproduces newlineby the functioning of several normative and societal arrangements to relegate several sections of the population at the social margin despite their protests and resistance. Women are included in newlinethese sections of the population who are deprived for living a qualitative life in their whole lifespan. Development is a universal phenomenon which is another important concept used in this research.; it is a worldwide concept which means about freedom of thought and speech, freedom to participate in decision
Pagination: xvi, 300 p.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10603/195899
Appears in Departments:Department of Peace and Conflict Studies and Management

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