Factors influencing the livelihood index and level of aspiration of fisherwomen

Swathi Lekshmi, P S (2008) Factors influencing the livelihood index and level of aspiration of fisherwomen. Journal of Indian Fisheries Association, 35 . pp. 75-85.

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Abstract

A study was conducted among fifty women fish vendors in Kancheepuram and Chennai districts to determine the factors influencing the livelihood index and leve! of aspiration. The independent variables such as annual income, scientific orientation, expenditure per year and savings per year were found to have highest factor loadings on livelihood index and level of aspiration of fisherwomen. Besides most of the fisherwomen had a high level (score of < 50) of livelihood index and a high level (score greater than 13) of aspiration

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:fisherwomen; livelihood index; level of aspiration; factors
Subjects:Socio Economic and Extension > Fishing Community
Socio Economic and Extension > Fisheries Economics
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Extension
ID Code:8704
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:30 Aug 2011 16:56
Last Modified:30 Aug 2011 16:56

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