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dc.contributor.authorSrinivasan, Sharada
dc.contributor.authorBedi, Arjun
dc.identifier.citationSrinivasan, S., & Bedi, A. S. (2007). Domestic violence and dowry: Evidence from a South Indian village". World Development, 35(5), 857-880.en_US
dc.description.abstractDowry is one of the reasons that daughters are viewed as burdensome in countries like India. At the same time, access to and control over their dowries (and other forms of assets including land) can play a significant role in women's well being, for instance by reducing the level of domestic violence they experience.en_US
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dc.subjectDomestic Violenceen_US
dc.titleWhat Is the Relationship between Domestic Violence and Dowry?en_US
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