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Still no son? Speed up - Son preference and birth spacing in Pakistan

Javed, Rashid and Mughal, Mazhar (2022) Still no son? Speed up - Son preference and birth spacing in Pakistan. South Asia @ LSE (17 Jan 2022). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Sex-specific birth-spacing is one potential manifestation of the disproportionate preference for sons in traditional Asian societies. Dr Rashid Javed and Dr Mazhar Mughal discuss their research evidence from Pakistan to show that Pakistani women attempt to conceive again soon after a girl is born. They argue that the subsequent shorter birth intervals lead to ... Continued

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/southasia/
Additional Information: © 2022 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Date Deposited: 21 Mar 2022 15:24
Last Modified: 21 Mar 2022 15:30
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/114224

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