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Title:
RELATIONSHIP OF AGED WOMEN WITH THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS: A STUDY IN TWO VILLAGES UNDER DIBRUGARH DISTRICT OF ASSAM

Authors:
Gitamoni Hazarika, Jyoti Prasad Saikia

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1Gitamoni Hazarika, 2 Jyoti Prasad Saikia
1. Research Scholar, Dept. of Sociology, Dibrugarh University, Assam
2. Professor, Dept. of Sociology, Dibrugarh University, Assam

MLA 8
Hazarika, Gitamoni, and Jyoti Prasad Saikia. "RELATIONSHIP OF AGED WOMEN WITH THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS: A STUDY IN TWO VILLAGES UNDER DIBRUGARH DISTRICT OF ASSAM." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 3, no. 11, Nov. 2018, pp. 5745-5752, ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=402. Accessed Nov. 2018.
APA
Hazarika, G., & Saikia, J. (2018, November). RELATIONSHIP OF AGED WOMEN WITH THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS: A STUDY IN TWO VILLAGES UNDER DIBRUGARH DISTRICT OF ASSAM. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 3(11), 5745-5752. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=402
Chicago
Hazarika, Gitamoni, and Jyoti Prasad Saikia. "RELATIONSHIP OF AGED WOMEN WITH THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS: A STUDY IN TWO VILLAGES UNDER DIBRUGARH DISTRICT OF ASSAM." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 3, no. 11 (November 2018), 5745-5752. Accessed November, 2018. ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=402.

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Abstract:
This paper attempts to explore the relationship between aged women and their family members which have an important influence on well-being across the life course. Using feminist perspective the present study tries to examine whether the gender role expectations for aged women stand as a barrier for achieving equal rights with men in their family and to show how this role affects their relationship in old age. The study significantly depicts that maximum number of the aged women have not been ignored by their family members and no gender discrimination has been found in context of age. The relationship of the aged women with their family members is manifested in beatific manner. They even expressed their contentment for getting economic and social security from their family members as well as others.