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International Journal of Reviews and Research in Social Sciences
ISSN (Print) : 2347-5145; ISSN (Online) : 2454-2687
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Socio-Economic Condition among The Women Street Vendors: Anthropological Study on a Street at Jamshedpur
Parikshit Chakraborty1, Samarpita Koley2
1Junior Research Fellow, Anthropological Survey of India, Field Station Ranchi, Ranchi-834002
2Ph.D. Research Scholar, Dept. of Anthropology, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore-721102
The word ‘Street vendor’ described to those who are incapable to getting regular jobs in formal sector. The study focuses on the socio-economic condition among street vendors in a daily market at Jamshedpur. The present researchers attempt to explore the socio-economic milieu of women street vendors of a daily market near Tatanagar Rail Station, Jamshedpur. Particular importance has been given to inward bound as women street vendors. The data has been collected by anthropological methods in terms of observation method, interview with the structure and unstructured questionnaire and other qualitative methods including case studies. This study covered 64 women street vendors. Bottom of this study, illustrated the socio-economic condition of women street vendors; thus, the study pointed that economic condition of the women street vendors is very poor. Therefore, anthropological perspective of the study exposed that the income of women vendors is lower because most of the women vendors are illiterate and the majority of the respondents belonging into poor schedule tribal families. Moreover, the study also demonstrates that street vending is not an easy task for women to surviving their livelihood.
Street vendor, Socio-economic milieu, Daily market, Anthropological Perspective, Livelihood of Women vendors.
Parikshit Chakraborty, Samarpita Koley. Socio-Economic Condition among The Women Street Vendors: Anthropological Study on a Street at Jamshedpur. Int. J. Rev. and Res. Social Sci. 2018; 6(4): 400-404 .
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