This essential Springer handbook is one of a series that explore the nexus between demography and social science. It examines the trends and features of rural populations and provides a much-needed comparative assessment for policy makers and researchers.The evidence of substantial sex-selective abortion in states such as Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and Maharashtra is consistent with the ... By studying two villages in the low fertility regions of South India, Sekher and Hatti (2007, 2010a) found that with the substantial decline ... both national and state governments have launched special financial incentive schemes to girl children at different stages of their lifeanbsp;...
|Title||:||International Handbook of Rural Demography|
|Author||:||László J. Kulcsár, Katherine J. Curtis|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2011-10-20|