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Sex-selective abortion in India [electronic resource] : gender, society and new reproductive technologies / editor, Tulsi Patel.

Contributor(s): Patel, Tulsi.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 2007Description: 1 online resource (432 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9788178299587 (electronic bk.); 8178299585 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Abortion -- India | Sexism -- India | Sex distribution (Demography) -- India | Avortement -- Inde | Sexisme -- Inde | Sex-ratio -- Inde | Sexe des enfants -- Pr�ef�erences parentales -- Inde | R�egulation des naissances -- Politique gouvernementale -- Inde | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Demography | Schwangerschaftsabbruch | Geschlechtsverh�altnis | M�adchen | Auslese | IndienGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Sex-selective abortion in India.DDC classification: 304.6/670954 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Deficit of girls in India : can it be attributed to female selective abortion? / Leela Visaria -- Female foeticide : a civilisational collapse / Ashish Bose -- Rethinking female foeticide : perspective and issues / Rainuka Dagar -- The mindset behind eliminating the female foetus / Tulsi Patel -- Between a rock and a hard place : the social context of the missing girl child / Alpana D. Sagar -- Health policy, plan and implementation : the role of health workers in altering the sex ratio / Reema Bhatia -- Adoption : born to live / Rashmi Kapoor -- Female infanticide, property and the colonial state / L.S. Vishwanath -- The political economy of missing girls in India / Vibbuti Patel.
Summary: Revised version of papers presented at a workshop organised by Dept. of Sociology, University of Delhi in October 2003.
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Deficit of girls in India : can it be attributed to female selective abortion? / Leela Visaria -- Female foeticide : a civilisational collapse / Ashish Bose -- Rethinking female foeticide : perspective and issues / Rainuka Dagar -- The mindset behind eliminating the female foetus / Tulsi Patel -- Between a rock and a hard place : the social context of the missing girl child / Alpana D. Sagar -- Health policy, plan and implementation : the role of health workers in altering the sex ratio / Reema Bhatia -- Adoption : born to live / Rashmi Kapoor -- Female infanticide, property and the colonial state / L.S. Vishwanath -- The political economy of missing girls in India / Vibbuti Patel.

Revised version of papers presented at a workshop organised by Dept. of Sociology, University of Delhi in October 2003.

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