Quality of Women's Lives in India: Some Findings from Two Decades of Psychological Research on Gender

  title={Quality of Women's Lives in India: Some Findings from Two Decades of Psychological Research on Gender},
  author={Vindhya Undurti},
  journal={Feminism \& Psychology},
  pages={337 - 356}
Research on gender is being increasingly recognized as critical to accomplishing the goals of societal development. This article reviews the engagement of psychological research in India with issues of gender over the last two decades in particular and the consequent production of knowledge about quality of women's lives. Three significant areas of inquiry can be identified: the work—family interface; mental health experiences; and violence against women. The work—family linkage among urban… 

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