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Hemlata Sharma

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Hemlata Sharma
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra.

Sharma, Hemlata. "A STATE LEVEL ANALYSIS OF GENDER OCCUPATIONAL SEGREGATION IN INDIA." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 3, no. 6, June 2018, pp. 2688-2702, Accessed 2018.
Sharma, H. (2018, June). A STATE LEVEL ANALYSIS OF GENDER OCCUPATIONAL SEGREGATION IN INDIA. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 3(6), 2688-2702.
Sharma, Hemlata. "A STATE LEVEL ANALYSIS OF GENDER OCCUPATIONAL SEGREGATION IN INDIA." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 3, no. 6 (June 2018), 2688-2702. Accessed , 2018.

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Using census data for year 2001 and 2011, this paper analyses Gender occupational segregation in India separately for Main and marginal workers in rural and urban sectors. The level of segregation in this paper is measured using Dissimilarity (ID), Karmel and MacLachlan (IP) and Moir and Selby-Smith (WE) indices. The states and union territories are ranked according to the values of indices. Our findings indicate that occupational segregation in India has decreased marginally during 2001 to 2011 among main workers but has increased among marginal workers in both rural and urban sector. However, segregation among main workers is higher in Urban sector as compared to rural sector. ID and IP indices show that segregation is higher among marginal workers than main workers.