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Birth of Women Dacoits A Case Study of U.P. and M.P


  • Government of India Ministry of Women and Child Development


A study of the women dacoits of the Chambal valley was undertaken to determine what special circumstances exist which pressurize women to take up dacoity, or whether these outlaws had a psychopathic disposition. The study sample consisted of 30 women dacoits from 8 districts in the state of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh, and 100 normals (non-criminals) from each district in the same region.

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  • Government of India Ministry of Women and Child Development, 2010. "Birth of Women Dacoits A Case Study of U.P. and M.P," Working Papers id:3012, eSocialSciences.
  • Handle: RePEc:ess:wpaper:id:3012
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    Uttar pradesh; MAdhya Pradesh; Up MP; Chambal valley; women; dacoity; outlaw; criminals; district; study;

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