Dowry

Known as: Dowries 
 
National Institutes of Health

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2012
2012
This research paper argues on the evil of dowry system and its impact on Pakistani civilization. The objectives of this research… (More)
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2009
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2009
BACKGROUND Although considerable research has documented the widespread prevalence of spousal violence in India, little is known… (More)
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2007
2007
This is a companion paper to Ambrus, Field and Torrero (2009). We extend the theoretical analysis of a marriage market with… (More)
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2006
2006
In recent years the practice of dowry has witnessed sharp changes in south India. Dowry has become an all caste/class phenomenon… (More)
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2006
Review
2006
Dowry is exchanged in a majority of Indian weddings. Although its practice became illegal in 1961, dowry flourishes among all… (More)
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2004
2004
In recent years, dowry levels have risen to previously unforeseen levels. Among Hindus in north India dowry can amount to three… (More)
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2003
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2003
Ritual self-immolation has long been practiced in India. Although in the past the practice has been related to the act of sati… (More)
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2001
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2001
In contrast to most dowry-oriented societies in which payments have declined with modernization, those in India have undergone… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
This ethnographic study examined the sociocultural context of domestic violence in 6 rural villages in Bangladesh, and the… (More)
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1996
1996
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Demographic data from 848 Gabbra households are used to examine the relationships between herd size and reproductive success in… (More)
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