The Changing Geography of Gender in India

  • Scott L. Fulford
  • Published 2013


This paper examines the changing distribution of where women and girls live in India at the smallest possible scale: India’s nearly 600,000 villages. Village India is becoming more homogeneous in its preferences for boys even as those preferences becomes more pronounced. A consequence is that more than two thirds of girls now grow up in villages where they… (More)


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