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Dowry

Known as: Dowries 
 
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
Conflicts related to livestock raiding are not new phenomena in many pastoral societies in the Horn of Africa. Traditionally… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
We explain trends in dowry levels in Bangladesh by drawing attention to an institutional feature of marriage contracts previously… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
This paper examines whether and to what extent amendments in inheritance legislation impact women's physical and human capital… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Although considerable research has documented the widespread prevalence of spousal violence in India, little is known… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Summary In recent years the practice of dowry has witnessed sharp changes in south India. Dowry has become an all caste/class… Expand
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Dowry is exchanged in a majority of Indian weddings. Although its practice became illegal in 1961, dowry flourishes among all… Expand
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2006
2006
Significant amounts of wealth have been exchanged as part of marriage settlements throughout history. Although various models… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Objective  To determine the prevalence of physical violence during pregnancy and the factors associated with it. 
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
In recent years dowry levels have risen to previously unforeseen levels. Among Hindus in north India dowry can amount to three or… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
This ethnographic study examined the sociocultural context of domestic violence in 6 rural villages in Bangladesh, and the… Expand
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