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Is there an incipient turnaround in Asias missing girls phenomenon ?

Monica Das Gupta

Is there an incipient turnaround in Asias missing girls phenomenon ?

by Monica Das Gupta

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Published by World Bank in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sex of children, Parental preferences for -- Asia,
  • Sex ratio -- Asia

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMonica Das Gupta, Woojin Chung, Li Shuzhuo.
    SeriesPolicy research working paper -- 4846, Policy research working papers (Online) -- 4846.
    ContributionsChung, W., Shuzhuo, Li., World Bank.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23232713M
    LC Control Number2009655584

      The unintended consequences of sex selection have been vast. They may get worse. But, at long last, she reckons, “there seems to be an incipient turnaround in the phenomenon of ‘missing girls’ in Asia. In her paper Is There an Incipient Turnaround in Asia’s “Missing Girls" Phenomenon?, Das Gupta and her colleagues use data from South Korea to show that the son-preference reduces as societies.

    The phenomenon of the missing women of Asia is a shortfall in the number of women in Asia relative to the number that would be expected if there was no sex-selective abortion or female infanticide or if the newborn of both sexes received similar levels of health care and nutrition.. The phenomenon was first noted by the Indian Nobel Prize–winning economist Amartya Sen in an essay in The New. Missing women of China is a widely known phenomenon referring to the unusual shortfall of female population resulting from cultural influences and government policy. The term "missing women" was coined by economist Amartya Sen, winner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, to describe a distorted population sex ratio in which the number of males far outweighed the number of.

      More than 63 million women are “missing” statistically across India, and more than 21 million girls are unwanted by their families, government officials say.. The skewed ratio of men to women. The phenomenon of “missing women” is prevalent in many Asian countries 6. Estimates for the s show that in India alone there were million missing females, comprising per cent of the expected number of women in the absence of such a phenomenon.


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Is there an incipient turnaround in Asias missing girls phenomenon ? by Monica Das Gupta Download PDF EPUB FB2

Is There an Incipient Turnaround in Asia’s “Missing Girls” Phenomenon. Monica Das Gupta,1 Woojin Chung, 2 and Li Shuzhuo 3 Acknowledgements: We are very grateful to Judy Banister, Shaohua Chen, Ming-Jen Lin, and Vijayendra Rao for helpful suggestions and inputs.

Das Gupta, Monica and Chung, Woojin and Shuzhuo, Li, Is There an Incipient Turnaround in Asia's 'Missing Girls' Phenomenon. (February 1, ). World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. Cited by: Is There an Incipient Turnaround in Asia's 'Missing Girls' Phenomenon.

the"missing girls"phenomenon could be addressed in Asia. is that there seems to be an incipient turnaround. Home > Policy Research Working Papers > Is There An Incipient Turnaround In Asia's "Missing Girls" Phenomenon.

The apparently inexorable rise in the proportion of "missing girls" in much of East and South Asia has attracted much attention amongst researchers and policy-makers.

An encouraging trend was suggested by the case of South Korea, where child sex ratios were the highest in Asia but peaked in the mids and normalized thereafter. CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): The apparently inexorable rise in the proportion of “missing girls ” in much of East and South Asia has attracted much attention amongst researchers and policymakers.

An encouraging trend was suggested by the case of South Korea, where child sex ratios were the highest in Asia but peaked in the mids and. Downloadable. The apparently inexorable rise in the proportion of"missing girls"in much of East and South Asia has attracted much attention amongst researchers and policy-makers.

An encouraging trend was suggested by the case of South Korea, where child sex ratios were the highest in Asia but peaked in the mids and normalized thereafter. The apparently inexorable rise in the proportion of "missing girls" in much of East and South Asia has attracted much attention amongst researchers and policy-makers.

An encouraging trend was suggested by the case of South Korea, where child sex ratios were the highest in Asia but peaked in the mids and normalized thereafter. Using census data, we examine whether similar trends have begun. The apparently inexorable rise in the proportion of “missing girls ” in much of East and South Asia has attracted much attention amongst researchers and policymakers.

An encouraging trend was suggested by the case of South Korea, where child sex ratios were the highest in Asia but peaked in the mids and normalized thereafter. Is there an incipient turnaround in Asia's "missing girls" phenomenon.

(English) The apparently inexorable rise in the proportion of "missing girls" in much of East and South Asia has attracted much attention amongst researchers and policy-makers. Is there an incipient turnaround in Asia's"missing girls. The apparently inexorable rise in the proportion of"missing girls"in much of East and South Asia has attracted much attention amongst researchers and policy-makers.

An encouraging trend was suggested by the case of South Korea, where child sex ratios were the highest in Asia but peaked in the mids and normalized thereafter. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

This suggests that, with continuing economic and social development and vigorous public policy efforts to reduce son preference, the "missing girls" phenomenon could eventually disappear in Asia.

Is there an incipient turnaround in Asia's "missing girls" phenomenon. (Inglês) The apparently inexorable rise in the proportion of "missing girls" in much of East and South Asia has attracted much attention amongst researchers and policy-makers. Das Gupta, M., Chung, W., and Shuzhuo, Is There an Incipient Turnaround in Asia’s ‘Missing Girls’ Phenomenon.

TheWorld Bank Development Research Group, Policy. China's census revealed a population of billion, 50 percent urban, percent above age sixty, and with boys born for every girls. In this article, we discuss how gender imbalance, population aging, and their interaction with rapid urbanization have shaped China's reform era development and will strongly shape China's future.

Downloadable. The apparently inexorable rise in the proportion of “missing girls” in much of East and South Asia has attracted much attention among researchers and policymakers. An encouraging trend was suggested by the case of South Korea, where child sex ratios (males to females under age 5) were the highest in Asia but peaked in the mid‐s and normalized thereafter.

MIT Press, †† † “Is there an incipient turnaround in Asia's “missing girls” phenomenon?” By Monica Das Gupta, Woojin Chung and Li. “Is there an incipient turnaround in Asia’s “missing girls” phenomenon?” By Monica Das Gupta, Woojin Chung and Li Shuzhuo.

World Bank, Policy Research Working Paper. Activists say India's continuing preference for male children is leading to the loss ofgirls a year, reports the BBC's Geeta Pandey in Delhi.6 Sen A.

Missing women. BMJ ; – 7 Kishor S. Gender diff erentials in child mortality: a review of the evidence. In: Das Gupta M, Chen LC, Krishnan TN, eds. Women’s health in India: risk and vulnerability.

Bombay: Oxford University Press, 19– 8 George SM. Millions of missing girls: from fetal sexing to high technology.Is There an Incipient Turnaround in Asia's 'Missing Girls' Phenomenon?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Apr Monica Das Gupta, Woojin Chung and Li Shuzhuo. World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Yonsei University - Seoul Campus and Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU).