Search for dissertations about: "Mattias Larsen"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Mattias Larsen.

  1. 1. Vulnerable daughters in times of change: Emerging contexts of discrimination in Himachal Pradesh, India

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg, School of Global Studies

    Author : Mattias Larsen; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; daughter discrimination; sex-selective abortions; gender; development; intergenerational contract; dowry; context; structural change; uncertainty;

    Abstract : This dissertation deals with the widespread problem in India of using sex selective abortions to discriminate against daughters. Girls are aborted on a massive scale simply because they are girls. A point of departure is the fact that the problem has become prevalent at a time of considerable social and economic change. READ MORE