AN ANALYSIS OF PATRIARCHAL CONTROL IN KOLKATA’S FORMAL EMPLOYMENT SECTOR
This paper is based on an original study carried on by the author for his doctoral dissertation. The paper focuses on patriarchal control of workforce analysed from a representative sample drawn from 50 corporate houses in and around Kolkata. The study, though subjective, tries to project the ground realities on the issue of male dominance over females at the workplace based on empirical evidences. By having a better understanding of the factors contributing to the phenomenon, decision makers will be better able to structure the policies on provisions of equal opportunity in the formal employment sector.