Demography and Religion in India

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Oxford University Press, 2002 - Social Science - 267 pages
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This book examines the importance of religion for demographic behaviour in India. It offers evidence that religious differences in fertility are due in fact to socio-economic characteristics and makes recommendations for population policies in countries characterized by religious pluralism.

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An Overview of Religion
15
An Examination of the Impact
29
Mythical Origins Presentday Realities
55
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Sriya Iyer is at the Faculty of Economics and Politics, St. Catharine's College, University of Cambridge.

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