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Signs of Change?

Sex Ratio Imbalance and Shifting Social Practices in Northern India

The research presented in this paper is part of a study fi nanced by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency. The paper has benefi ted from important contributions from Aswini Kumar Nanda, Rajesh Kumar Aggarwal, Sunil Bansal, and Madan Mohan Singh at the Centre for Research in Rural and Industrial Development, Chandigarh. We thank the persons who assisted us during fieldwork, and are grateful to Doug Wolfe, Saraswati Raju, and Surjit Bhalla for valuable comments.

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