New PDF release: Sex-Selective Abortion in India: The Impact on Child

By Mary Elizabeth Shepherd

ISBN-10: 1934043699

ISBN-13: 9781934043691

Does sex-selective abortion have an effect on gender differentials in baby morbidity and mortality in India? If prenatal discrimination opposed to women has been substituting for postnatal discrimination, then removing sex-selective abortion could lead on to a rise in extra woman little one and baby mortality. during this cautious and thorough examine that employs info from a 20-year interval, Dr. Mary Elizabeth Shepherd investigates the problems at the back of the intercourse ratio imbalance in India. This well timed paintings not just has serious implications for India, yet its insightful findings can also be hugely informative for plenty of international locations or societies facing intercourse ratio imbalances.

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