This volume on “Empowering Women: A Global Urgency”, provides a comprehensive and in-depth view into a wide range of social phenomena and reveals just how vibrant women empowerment has become. The chapter of this volume repeatedly shows women empowerment involves a complete interplay of multiple layers of potential and experience that are often anchored in the social world. Its publication is also a sign of the need to handle women empowerment in interdisciplinary research and to incorporate its socio-economic, philosophical and psychological configurations. Thus, bringing to life the basic essential prepositions, assumptions, presumptions and presuppositions in the proper understanding of women empowerment. In making it global and putting it front and centre, the volume on ‘Empowering Women: A Global Urgency’ will be an invaluable resource for research in women empowerment for some years to come.
About the Editor’s
Amit Bhowmick is presently Post Doctoral Research Fellow and HOD Department of Sociology in Nur Mohammad Smriti Mahavidyalaya, Murshidabad, West Bengal, India. Dr. Bhowmick has been involved in teaching for 12 years and attended several National and International Conferences or Symposia. He has contributed over a dozen articles in journals of National and International repute and authored many outstanding books. He is associated with many national as well as International Oganizations, chaired Sessions and visited many countries.
Elias Olukorede WAHAB is a Professor of Sociology and Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, Lagos State University, Nigeria. He is a Sociologist cum Demographer whose focus of research and teaching include Population Aging, Gender Studies, and Sociological Theories among others. He has published extensively in both local and international journals and books. He has also co-edited such books as Essentials of Sociology: A Brief Introduction, Volume-1 & 2 among others. He is currently the Associate Editor of Population Association of Nigeria Journal. He has also attended several National and International Conferences or Symposia. He is a member of several Academic Associations such as the International Sociological Association (ISA), Union of African Population Studies (USSP), International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (USSP), Nigerian Anthropological and Sociological Association (NASA) among others. A former Head, Department of Sociology, Lagos State University, Nigeria.