Jain, Varinder (2008): The Quest for Sons among Punjabis: How Unjust & How Merciless!
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This small piece provides a few insights into the quest for sons among Punjabis. It reveals the underlying reasons from a sociological perspective and in its endeavour, it tries to provide a striking contrast among various layers of the society regarding the son preference in Punjab.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||The Quest for Sons among Punjabis: How Unjust & How Merciless!|
|Keywords:||female feticide, gender discrimination, son preference|
|Subjects:||J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J1 - Demographic Economics > J16 - Economics of Gender; Non-labor Discrimination|
|Depositing User:||Varinder Jain|
|Date Deposited:||07. Feb 2009 05:38|
|Last Modified:||19. Feb 2013 01:00|
Census of India (2001) Provisional Population Totals: Punjab, paper 1 and 2 of series 4, Director of Census Operations, Punjab Government of India (2004) Punjab Development Report, Planning Commission, New Delhi