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Session 212:
Implications of imbalanced sex ratios in societies of the past

Friday, October 2
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Karam 5

Chair: Hector Perez-Brignoli, Universidad de Costa Rica

  1. Bare branches and social stability. A historical perspective from ChinaQuanbao Jiang, Xi'an Jiaotong University

  2. Adaptive responses in inheritance practices: sex ratio imbalance drives higher investments in daughters and cultural changes to benefit womenDebra Judge, University of Western Australia

  3. Hundred years of juvenile masculinity in India: why the contemporary pattern is important?Suddhasil Siddhanta, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF); Debasish Nandy, University of Kalyani

  4. Rising sex ratio at birth in China: responses and effects of social policiesJian Song, Renmin University

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