Indian District Database

References using Indian district data:

This list is only a partial list. Additional references welcome.

Agnihotri, S.B. 1995. "Missing females: a disaggregated analysis." Economic and Political Weekly 30(August,19): 2074-84. [ Abstract ]

Barnes, Douglas, Frederick C. Fliegel, and Reeve Vanneman. 1982. "Rural literacy and agricultural development: cause or effect?" Rural Sociology 47(Spring): 251-271. [ Abstract ]

Barnes, Douglas and Reeve Vanneman. 1983. "Agricultural development and rural landlessness." Studies in Comparative International Development 18: 90-112. [ Abstract ]

Betancourt, Roger and S. Gleason. 2000. "The allocation of publicly-provided goods to rural households in India: On some consequences of caste, religion and democracy." World Development 28(December): 2169-2182. [ Abstract ]

Bhalla, G.S. and Y.K. Alagh. 1979. The Performance of Indian Agriculture: A Districtwise Study. New Delhi: Sterling.

Brown, Dorris D. 1971. Agricultural Development in India's Districts. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

Dreze, Jean and R. Khera. 2000. "Crime, gender, and society in India: Insights from homicide data." Population and Development Review 26(June): 335-53. [ Abstract ]

Dreze, Jean and Mamta Murthi. 2001. "Fertility, education, and development: Evidence from India" Population and Development Review 27(March): 33-64. [ Abstract ]

Gleason S. 2001. "Female political participation and health in India." Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 573(January): 105-126. [ Abstract ]

Kishor, Sunita. 1993. "May God Give Sons to All: Gender and Child Mortality in India." American Sociological Review 58(April): 247-265. [ Abstract ] [ JSTOR ]

Kolenda, Pauline and Lorraine Haddon. 1987. "Marked Regional Differences in Family Structure." Pp. 214-288 in Pauline Kolenda (ed.), Regional Differences in Family Structure in India. Jaipur: Rawat.

Malhotra, Anju, Reeve Vanneman, and Sunita Kishor. 1995. "Fertility, Dimensions of Patriarchy, and Development in India." Population and Development Review 21(June): 281-305. [ Abstract ] [ JSTOR ]

Miller, Barbara D. 1981. The Endangered Sex: Neglect of Female Children in Rural North India. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.

Murthi, Mamta, Anne-Catherine Guio, and Jean Dreze. 1995. "Mortality, fertility, and gender bias in India: a district-level analysis." Population and Development Review 21(Dec): 745-82, 921, 923-4. [ Abstract ] [ JSTOR ]

Rosenzweig, Mark R. and T. Paul Schultz. 1982. "Market opportunities, genetic endowments and the intra-family distribution of resources: child survival in rural India." American Economic Review 72(September): 803-815. [ JSTOR ]

Sagar P. 1989. "Male-female literacy differential in India--1981." Population Geography 11(Jun-Dec): 21-39.

Schultz, T. Paul. 1982. "Women's work and their status: Rural Indian evidence of labour market and environment effects on sex differences in childhood mortality." Pp. 202-236 in Richard Anker, Mayra Buvinic, and Nadia H. Youssef (ed.), Women's Roles and Population Trends in the Third World. London: Croon Helm.

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