By Mary Elizabeth Shepherd

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 doing away with sex-selective abortion could lead on to a rise in extra woman baby and baby mortality. during this cautious and thorough learn that employs information 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 be hugely informative for lots of international locations or societies facing intercourse ratio imbalances.

Show description

Read Online or Download Sex-Selective Abortion in India: The Impact on Child Mortality PDF

Best demography books

Women in the Labour Market in Changing Economies: Demographic Issues (International Studies in Demography)

Elevated lady participation within the labour industry is a truly major characteristic of modern fiscal improvement. This quantity analyzes how demographic stipulations have preferred or slowed the rise and what the demographic results of the rise will be.

U.S. Health in International Perspective: Shorter Lives, Poorer Health

The us is likely one of the wealthiest international locations on the planet, however it is way from the healthiest.  Although lifestyles expectancy and survival charges within the usa have enhanced dramatically over the last century, americans dwell shorter lives and adventure extra accidents and health problems than humans in different high-income nations.

The Future of Motherhood in Western Societies: Late Fertility and its Consequences

Most folks price to have little ones nonetheless hugely. yet what's the optimum second to have the 1st? the choice on having childrens or no longer and if convinced at the timing of the 1st is likely one of the such a lot tough ones to make, additionally since it roughly coincides with a variety of different heavy judgements on shaping the lifestyles direction (like on union formation, labour industry profession, housing lodging, and so forth.

Analysing China's Population: Social Change in a New Demographic Era (INED Population Studies)

According to China’s lately published 2010 inhabitants census info, this edited quantity analyses the latest demographic developments in China, within the context of vital social and monetary upheavals. The editor and the specialist individuals describe the most positive factors of China’s demography, and concentrate on the main points of this most up-to-date part of its demographic transition.

Extra resources for Sex-Selective Abortion in India: The Impact on Child Mortality

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.47 of 5 – based on 38 votes