Son preference in Anhui Province, China

Graham, Maureen J.; Larsen, Ulla; Xu, Xiping
June 1998
International Family Planning Perspectives;Jun98, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p72
Academic Journal
Explores son preference in Anhui Province, China. Preference for sons in the rural farming areas of China and among less educated parents; Comparison of the treatment of sons and daughters; Estimation of the net risk of having a second or third birth; Couples' provision of differential treatment to boys and girls.


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