ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Child Sex Ratio and the Politics of 'Enemisation'

India's child sex ratio has gone awry despite several monitoring and corrective mechanisms. The root of the problem, the very "undesirableness" of daughters, is not remotely dealt with by the state which has adopted a modus operandi of "enemisation" of the offenders. In this world view, the state is vested with power and authority, while blame and responsibility lie with the guilty individuals. A look at the concept of enemisation in the context of India's skewed CSR argues that often the state's acts of "doing good" for the people are informed by the politics of enemisation.



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