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Osmania University-M.A. ECONOMICS - Semester 3 - ECONOMICS OF GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT – I
ECONOMICS OF GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT – I
Module 1. Introduction
Importance and concepts of women studies- Women in patriarchal and matriarchal societies and structures, patrilineal and matrilineal systems and relevance to present day society in India; Economic basis and functioning of patriarchy in developed and LDCs, particularly India; Gender bias in the theories of value, distribution, and population.
Module 2. Demographic Aspects – 1
Demography of female population: Age structure, mortality rates, and sex ratio -Causes of declining sex ratios and fertility rates in LDCs and particularly India-Theories and measurement of fertility and its control.
Module 3. Demographic Aspects – 2
Women and their access to nutrition, health, education, and social and community resources, and their impact on female mortality and fertility, economic status, and in work participation rate.
Module 4. Women and Decision Making
Factors affecting decision making by women; property rights, access to and control over economic resources, assets; Power of decision making at household, class, community level; Economic status of women and its effect on work-participation rate, income level, health, and education in developing countries and India; Role of kinship in allocating domestic and social resources.
Module 5. Women's Work
Concept and analysis of women's work: Valuation of productive and unproductive work; visible and invisible work; paid and unpaid work; economically productive and socially productive work - Economic status, private property, and participation of women in pre-industrial and industrial societies - Female contribution to National Income.
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