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Introduction

  • Atanu Sengupta
  • Soumyendra Kishore Datta
  • Susanta Mondal
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Economics book series (BRIEFSECONOMICS)

Abstract

Gender discrimination is now an important field in the development studies. Economists, sociologists and other branches of social thinkers pondered upon the issues regarding female deprivation and its impact. In many societies, ancient or modern, women occupy a significant position. Neglect of this segment is tantamount to neglecting the half-sky. Lot of human potential is lost in the hubris of social discrimination. This loss is not only social and psychological but also economical.

Keywords

Female Labour Gender Discrimination Significant Position Female Participation Econometric Technique 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Atanu Sengupta
    • 1
  • Soumyendra Kishore Datta
    • 1
  • Susanta Mondal
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of EconomicsBurdwan UniversityBurdwanIndia

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