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INDUSTRY-Anatomy of Deceleration

September 20-27, 1986 in which the methods normally used in their respective disciplines proved inadequate. Kaipagam in an attempt to examine the survival strategies of the urban poor and their coping mechanisms, in particular the extent to which there existed differential burdens of survival between men and women, found an in-depth anthropological study of households more useful than a survey type of study which economists and sociologists normally used. And in so doing, life histories of families were collected and analysed.

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