ISBN 9788178357379,Jari Embroidery: A Study of A Traditional Craft And The Craftsmen of Bengal

Jari Embroidery: A Study of A Traditional Craft And The Craftsmen of Bengal



Kalpaz Publications

Publication Year 2009

ISBN 9788178357379

ISBN-10 8178357372

Hard Back

Number of Pages 224 Pages
Language (English)

Drama, theatre, acting

Traditional arts and crafts have been the very core of Indian civilization. Jari works is a kind of hand embroidery and an important artistic craft of this country. It is one such home industry and small scale entrepreneurship which has a long tradition in India and gradually attracting the attention of world market in the global era. But research studies on this artistic craft and craft producers are very negligible. This book solely devoted to explore the social framework of Jari embroidery work and also to examine the socio-economic life of the Jari embroiderers on the basis of information collected through field investigation. The present empirical study seeks to explore the manufacturing process i.e. the tools, technology and division of labour involved in production, the structural and organizational aspects of this craft production, the entrepreneurial activities, employer-employee relations and marketing, the economic, social and cultural life of the Jari embroiders and the nature, extent and problems of child as well as women labourers involved in Jari embroidery work. This book also highlights some policy implications of major findings of the study. With its original data and fresh theoretical perspective, the book will serve the interest of social scientists, policy makers and civil society activists.