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Title: Changing Dynamics of Family Roles: Sharing Experiences from Everyday Life
Other Titles: SOCIAL TRENDS, Vol. 6, March 2019, p 196 - 203
Authors: Bhutia, Winkeyla
Keywords: Roles
everyday life
social structures
working women
Issue Date: Mar-2019
Publisher: University of North Bengal
Abstract: Statistics regarding the participation of the women at work in Sikkim has been encouraging. Factors like education, employment opportunities, reservation in employment, education and political bodies have combined to achieve this. However, the increase in work participation of women also calls for a reorganization of the various roles within the household. Based on my experience as a working woman in an urban setting, this paper attempts to throw light on the changes in the relations within the family in an urban Bhutia household vis-à-vis an earlier situation in a Bhutia family while also exploring the stresses and changes resulting changes in the larger social structure.
ISSN: 2348-6538
Appears in Collections:Vol. 6 (March 2019)

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