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women's employment may not show in statistics in such circumstances;
in reality, the opposite is the case. The proportion of non-wage incomes and non-agricultural incomes of the poor households rises during the years of drought and bad agricultural seasons. Various relief programmes run by the government and any other work available is taken up by the men and women of such households to keep hunger at bay. The book will be useful to researchers working on the subject of women's employment.
Fellow, Centre for Contemporary Studies, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, Teen Murti House, New Delhi-110011
exploring tonalities of perception and expression across languages and genres, communities and ideologies - in English and in translation - and ^ caving them together under the aegis of a common theme
We invite contributions for the inaugural issue ^Borders", an exploration of literary perceptions of communalism, 1985-95.
Please send contributions, queries and suggestions by 30 April 1996.
Also announcing plans for our second issue
^Roots^. focussin^ on the destruction of our natural resource base and its impact on the community and the spirit.
Contributions to reach us by 31 October 1996.
Creative pieces, translations, reviews, critical essays and other non-fictional Cicnres of writing welcome. Original, unpublished work particularly sought. sutradhiir, c/o T.K. Saint / P.K. Vijayan, Department of English, Hindu College, University of Delhi, Delhi -110007.