The Demographic Masculinization of China Hoping for a Son /

This book describes the shortage of girls and women in present day China and focuses on two important features: the sex imbalance in childhood and youth, and the excess mortality of women at various stages of their life. The author analyzes the causes and the processes of a strong preference for son...

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Main Author: Attané, Isabelle.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: Electronic
Language: English
Published: Heidelberg : Springer International Publishing : 2013.
Series: INED Population Studies, 1
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Online Access: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-00236-1
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