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Gender Bias in the Past and Future in Asia

November 5, 2010 - 9:00am
Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center

“Son Preferences & the Status of Women in China & India”

9 am – noon: speakers

o   Isabelle Attané (L'Institut National d'Etudes Démographiques)

Born as a Woman in China: A Life-Long Burden?

o   Donald Attwood (McGill University)

Marriage in Maharashtra (India): The Logic of Durable Alliance and How it Protects Women

o   Laurel Bossen (McGill University)

Asymmetric Inheritance and China's Daughter Deficit:  All Demography is Local

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm: respondents and open discussion

o   Gail Hershatter (UC Santa Cruz)

o   Judith Banister (the Conference Board)

o   Thomas Blom Hansen (Stanford University)

The seminar is free and open to the public. No registration is necessary to attend.  Please register if you want to join us for lunch:

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