Gender Inequality in the Work Environment at Institutes of Higher Learning in Science and Technology in India

  title={Gender Inequality in the Work Environment at Institutes of Higher Learning in Science and Technology in India},
  author={Namrata Gupta and Aparna Sharma},
  journal={Work, Employment \& Society},
  pages={597 - 616}
Analyses of the work environment in any professional organization in terms of western conceptual categories remain incomplete, in the case of a developing country, without an understanding of the social context in which the organization is placed. This article analyses the problems faced by women academic scientists in the work environment at four institutes reputed for excellence in teaching and research in science and technology in India.‘Patrifocality’ in Indian society forms an essential… 

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