Vulnerable Daughters in India: Culture, Development and Changing Contexts

Vulnerable Daughters in India: Culture, Development and Changing Contexts

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In India, girls are aborted on a massive scale merely because they are girls. Underlying this widespread problem is the puzzling fact that daughters have become vulnerable in a time of general improvement of welfare, female status and deep economic and social changes. The findings centre on a contradiction between the continued importance of the cultural factors which for so long have established that a son is necessary, and socio-economic changes that are challenging… (more)

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Publisher: Routledge India (July 26, 2012)

Format: EPUB

File size: 1.3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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