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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 9, Issue:9, September, 2020

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(9): 3327-3333

Social Capital of Jenukuruba Tribal Women
Pavithra*, K. P. Raghuprasad, Tanweer Ahmed and G. Chandrashekar
University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru, India
*Corresponding author

The study was carried in Heggadadevanakote taluk of Mysuru district during 2019 to assess the social capital of Jenukuruba tribal women. Ex post facto research design was employed for the study. With respect to overall social capital status of Jenukuruba tribal women, It was found that there was medium level social capital (46.67 %) followed by low (33.33 %) and high level (20.00 %). Among different dimensions of social capital, trust and solidarity got the highest mean score (17.13) followed by groups and network (16.16), empowerment and action (12.13) collective action and co-operation (8.63), information and communication (4.67) and social cohesion and inclusion (2.83). Based on the results, it can be concluded that there is a need to build social capital by addressing all the dimensions among tribal women to make them more empowered socially, economically and culturally particularly social cohesion and information communication has to be promoted among the Jenukuruba tribal women.

Keywords: Tribe, Jenukuruba, Social capital women

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Pavithra, V., K. P. Raghuprasad, Tanweer Ahmed and Chandrashekar, G. 2020. Social Capital of Jenukuruba Tribal Women.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(9): 3327-3333. doi:
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