Son Preference, Family Building Process and Child Mortality

MK Choe, I Diamond, FA Steele, SK Kim

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Abstract

Offering a scientific assessment and analysis of the health and survival of girls relative to boys throughout the developing world since 1970, this volume's ten chapters explore a wide range of mechanisms, ranging from the biological to the social and economic, that influence sex differentials in childhood mortality. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc
Translated title of the contributionSon Preference, Family Building Process and Child Mortality
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationToo Young to Die: Genes or Gender?
EditorsUnited Nations.Department of Economic, Social Affairs
PublisherUnited Nations
Pages208 - 222
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)9211513251
Publication statusPublished - 1999

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