Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Beyond the boundary: middle-class women in income-generating activities in Burdwan, India

Lahiri-Dutt, Kuntala; Sil, Pallabi


Work is a part of the life of women irrespective of their social and class locations. Women act as agents of social change and create new social spaces for themselves through income-generating but often informal occupations. This paper looks at the increasing involvement of middle-class Bengali women in various types of informal income-generating activities, and examines how their social space is changed through their work outside of home. Burdwan, a medium-sized urban centre of India, has an...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
Source: Contemporary South Asia
DOI: 10.1080/0958493042000272186


There are no files associated with this item.

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  19 May 2020/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator