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A Study of Problems of Child Labour in Diamond industry in Selected Cities of Gujarat


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Zala, Nirmalsinh D. (2010) A Study of Problems of Child Labour in Diamond industry in Selected Cities of Gujarat. PhD thesis, Saurashtra University.

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Abstract

It is clear that the practice of child labour in the society would deprive the child of his basic human rights; his right to education and learning; his right to entertainment and interact with peers as also his right to enjoy the beauty of the world around him and to develop a rounded personality. The children drawn to the labour force are not themselves choosing to work at such an early age. They are rather compelled to join the labour force against their will by certain familial and social circumstances. The circumstances which bring the minor children to work in the labour force can be characterized as socioeconomic compulsion such as poverty, unemployment of the adult family members etc. The present study has been conducted in the urban localities of Gujarat state. The study focuses mainly on the factors, which compel the children to adopt occupational roles at a tender age. This study is based on primary data collected from 400 working children in Diamond Industry of Gujarat state.

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Item Type Thesis (PhD)
Item ID 79
Creators Zala, Nirmalsinh D.
Guide Parmar, Sahilesh J.
Keywords Child Labour, Diamond Industry, Cities of Gujarat
Dewey Decimal Subjects 300 Social sciences > 330 Economics > 331 Labor economics
Library of Congress Subjects H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
Department Faculties > Commerce > Department of Commerce
Affiliation with Saurashtra University
Qualification Level Doctoral
Language English
Number of Pages 229
Date November 2010
Unique ID Not Available
Registration No 3797, February 28, 2008
Depositing User Repository Staff
Date Deposited 27 Dec 2011 06:59
Last Modified 17 Jan 2012 07:46
URI: http://etheses.saurashtrauniversity.edu/id/eprint/79

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