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शहरी अपवर्जन (बहिष्करण): कोविड-19 के मद्देनजर भारत में सामाजिक सुरक्षा पर पुनर्विचार करना

कोविड-19 के शुरुआती दिनों में लॉकडाउन के कारण हुई आर्थिक असुरक्षा के चलते कई परिवार अपनी उपभोग जरूरतों को पूरा करने के लिए सरकारी कल्याणकारी योजनाओं पर निर्भर रहने के लिए मजबूर हुए। यह लेख दिल्ली एनसी...

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Urban exclusion: Rethinking social protection in India in the wake of Covid-19

Economic insecurity caused by lockdowns during the early days of Covid-19 forced many households to rely on government welfare schemes to fulfil their consumption needs. Using data from the June 2020 ...

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Declining female labour force participation in rural India: The demand side

National Sample Survey data shows a decline in rural women’s workforce participation between 2004-05 and 2011-12. Rising rural incomes and women’s education over the same period have been taken a...

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Of Picasso and Cezanne: Early achievers vs. late bloomers

Children learn at different paces – some are early achievers while others bloom late. In this article, Desai and Vanneman, Professors of Sociology at University of Maryland, present evidence to sho...

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