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We the Billion: A Social Psychological Perspective on India's Population

By: Ragini Sen

Price: $10.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sage Publications: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001268

ISBN: 0761996818

Condition: New


Ragini Sen addresses the problem of population stabilisation from a new and different perspective. She contends that the issue of fertility cannot be treated as a problem of statistics alone as it involves people who are affected by social and cultural influences. Hence, the author emphasises the importance of a model which accords primacy to ‘soft’ cultural variables and provides insights into collective beliefs. The author argues that an emphasis on the elimination of dowry and prioritising female literacy be made the focal points of a population policy. In addition, the author also call... View more info