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Sex Ratio, Son Preference and Violence in India-A Research Note

in India A Research Note Philip Oldenburg Explanations for the different comparative values of sons and daughters have focused on economic and cultural factors including the type of agriculture, kinship systems, customs concerning the linkages between parents and offspring after marriage and socio-economic activity Are differences in these factors sufficient to explain the 'Bermuda Triangle for girls' of west-central UP and the surrounding districts as revealed by the sex ratio map of the 1991 Census?

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