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Women as marginal workers in informal mining and quarrying, India: a preliminary analysis

Lahiri-Dutt, Kuntala; Mukhopadhaya, Pundarik

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This paper presents an analysis of 2001 Indian Census data at the state level on women workers in the mining and quarrying (M&Q) sector. In the absence of official data on informal M&Q, the paper uses the census category of ‘marginal workers’ as a rough indicator of informal employment within this industrial category. The paper has two stages of analysis: first, it presents a state-by-state description of employment of women as main and marginal workers in key minerals; it then correlates...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/17749
Source: Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy
DOI: 10.1080/13547860.2014.880287

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