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The Law of Two Child Norm in Panchayats

By: Nirmala Buch

Price: $11.39

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2006

Seller ID: 700758

ISBN: 8180692612

Condition: New


This book seeks to examine the law of two-child norm for contesting Panchayat elections and to continue after being elected in the total context of rural women in the traditional patriarchal society. It explores the consequences of its implementation in five states Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa and Rajasthan. Further assessing the efficacy of the two-child norm to influence reproductive choices, it also analyses its negative implications on the status of women, the precarious child sex ratio and women's participation in governance. The book will be of great interest and use f... View more info