Culture, the Status of Women, and Demographic Behaviour: Illustrated with the Case of India

Culture, the Status of Women, and Demographic Behaviour: Illustrated with the Case of India by Alaka Malwade Basu

Title: Culture, the Status of Women, and Demographic Behaviour: Illustrated with the Case of India
Author: Alaka Malwade Basu
ISBN10: 0198283601
ISBN13: 978-0198283607
Publisher: Oxford University Press; 1st edition (January 14, 1993)
Language: English
Subcategory: Medicine & Health Sciences
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Pages: 288 pages
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Culture, the Status of Women, and Demographic Behaviour: Illustrated with the Case of India by Alaka Malwade Basu


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This is a study of the fertility and mortality rates among two groups of immigrants in Delhi. These immigrants come from different parts of India and the study takes into account concepts of women's status, culture, sex differentials in mortality and well-being, as well as behavior mechanisms.