Challenges of Women Domestic Workers at Work Places with Special Reference to Srirangam, Tiruchirappalli

S.Vijaya Rani1 & M,Thavamani2 1Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Seethalakshmi Ramaswami College, Tiruchirappalli. 2Professor and Head, Department of Sociology, Bharathidasan University, Trichy. Volume 2, Number 1, 2019I Full Text PDF Abstract Indian economy is characterised by unorganised sector. Almost 400 million people – more than 85% of the working population in India – work in the

Socio-cultural Dimensions of Reproductive Health among the Slum-dwellers of Gadag District: Achieving SDG-6

Shakuntala C. Shettar Prof & Head of the Dept of Sociology and Hon. Director, Research Centre for Women’s Studies, Karnatak University, Dharwad. Email: shakuntalashettar@gmail.com Volume 2, Number 1, 2019I Full Text PDF ABSTRACT Urbanization is changing the dynamics of health in India and those living in the densely-packed and underserved informal settlements are among those who

Educators as Tropes of the Nation- Mediators of Nation-State’s Ideological Discourses in Popular Hindi Films

Samarpita Ghosh Ray Assistant Professor in Sociology, Rani Birla Girls’ College, Kolkata. Volume 2, Number 1, 2019I Full Text PDF Abstract Teachers are active human agents of educational system through whom knowledge is imparted to learners or recipients. This paper seeks to explore how the popular cinematic domain, qualitatively divergent from the prosaic pedantry and pedagogical

Aspiration and Experiences of Youth in Patna

Aditya Raj1 & Thakur Prem Kumar2 1Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Patna, Bihar, India. E-mails: aditya.raj@iitp.ac.in; aditya.raj@gmail.com 2Doctoral Candidate, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Patna, Bihar, India. E-mails: thakur.phs15@iitp.ac.in; prem78218@gmail.com; ORCID id: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9716-5172 Volume 2, Number 1, 2019I Full Text PDF Abstract This paper

A Study of Ethical Issues in Assisted Reproductive Technology and its Consequences on Women

Arifa Tarannum Research Scholar, Centre for Women’s Studies, Bangalore University Volume 2, Number 1, 2019I Full Text PDF Introduction: Infertility is a life crisis with a wide range of socio-cultural, emotional, physical and financial problems. More than 80 million people worldwide are infertile. Infertility rates vary among different countries, less than 5% to over 30%.(Greil A

Breast Cancer: Double-colonizing Women’s Identity

Shaiya Binte Mahbub Postgraduate Scholar (ICCR, Bangladesh scheme), Dept of Women’s Studies, Jnanabharathi Campus, Bangalore University, Bangalore 560056. Email: shaiya.nisa@gmail.com Volume 2, Number 1, 2019I Full Text PDF Abstract Breast cancer is now the most common cancer in most cities in India, and 2nd most common in the rural areas. Still in India women do not

In search of Alternatives of Caste Oppression: Constructing Violence in Contemporary India

Archana Senior Research Fellow, Centre for the Study of Discrimination and Exclusion (CSDE), Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi 110067. E-Mail- archana21_ssj@jnu.ac.in; archanasingh2603@gmail.com Volume 2, Number 1, 2019 I Full Text PDF Abstract This paper aims to present the overview of the Indian caste system and its structured social violence. The oppression of the lowest caste by the

Editorial, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2018

Sudeshna Mukherjee, PhD  Volume 1, Number 1, 2018 I Full Text PDF Globalization is a contested concept and its history is mired in controversy. Theory of globalization promised economic integration among countries. But globalization as a praxis is a broad process encompassing the whole world with far-reaching implications including economic, political and cultural dimensions of

Book Review: Globalization and Labour in the Twenty-First Century by Verity Burgmann

Reviewed by Rashmi C.K, Bangalore University, India Globalization and Labour in the Twenty-First Century, London: Routledge, 2016; 272 pp. ISBN 0415528534, £118.02   Volume 1, Number 1, 2018 I Full Text PDF The Global Society is facing discontent mainly due to the adverse effects of globalisation. ‘Globalization and labour in the 21st century’ by Verity Burgmann

Book Review: Globalization & Migration: A World in Motion by Eliot Dickinson

Reviewed by Bikram Keshari Mishra, Ravenshaw University, India Globalization & Migration: A World in Motion. New York. Rowman & Littlefield. Pages-181. ISBN-10: 1442254971. ISBN-13: 978-1442254978   Volume 1, Number 1, 2018 I Full Text PDF As one goes through the discourse of migration, one comes across a reductionist approach. That is, there is often a tendency