The Informal domestic workers in India—A descriptive mapping of NSSO data

Goyal, Yugank and Kumar, Rakesh (2019) The Informal domestic workers in India—A descriptive mapping of NSSO data. In: Recognition of the Rights of Domestic Workers in India : Challenges and the Way Forward. Springer, Singapore, pp. 107-125. ISBN 9789811357633

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The discourse on domestic workers in India is largely dominated by policy reports from developmental organizations rather than scholarly attempts to understand its dynamics. A regular search in Google Scholar on ‘domestic workers India’ takes us to Indian cases sandwiched amongst many others (Bartolomei in Men Masculinities 13(1):87–110, 2010; Adams and Dickey in Home and hegemony: domestic service and identity politics in South and Southeast Asia University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, 2000), and bundled up under broad disciplinary umbrella of gender (Ray in Feminist Stud 26(3):691–718, 2000; Raghuram in Gender, Migration and Domestic Service. Routledge, Routledge International Studies of Women and Place, London, UK, 2001), with few instances of stand-alone economic study of Indian domestic workers building its own discourse.

Item Type: Book Section
Keywords: Domestic Work | Domestic Workforce | Labour Standards | National Labour Policy | Labour Law
Subjects: Social Sciences and humanities > Social Sciences > Human Rights
Social Sciences and humanities > Social Sciences > Law and Legal Studies
JGU School/Centre: Jindal School of Liberal Arts & Humanities
Depositing User: Subhajit Bhattacharjee
Date Deposited: 31 Mar 2022 09:54
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2022 09:54
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