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The Pervasive and Persistent Influence of Caste on Child Mortality in India

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  • Premchand Dommaraju

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  • Victor Agadjanian
  • Scott Yabiku
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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Population Research and Policy Review.

    Volume (Year): 27 (2008)
    Issue (Month): 4 (August)
    Pages: 477-495

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:poprpr:v:27:y:2008:i:4:p:477-495

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    Keywords: Caste; Mortality; Health care utilization; Community; India;

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