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Family systems, political systems, and Asia's 'missing girls' : the construction of son preference and its unraveling (English)

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Son preference is known to be found in certain types of cultures, that is patrilineal cultures. But what explains the fact that China, South Korea, and Northwest India manifest such extreme child sex ratios compared with other patrilineal societies? This...  See More +

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  • Das Gupta, Monica;
  • 2009/12/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper;
  • WPS5148
  • 1
  • 1
  • WorldAsia
  • The World RegionEast Asia and PacificSouth Asia
  • 2010/07/01
  • Disclosed
  • Family systems, political systems, and Asia's 'missing girls' : the construction of son preference and its unraveling
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