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Note on Added Years

SWAPAN SETH It is a fact that masculinity in the Indian population is much higher than in developed countries of the world. The study on female dimension of elderly in India by Gulati and Rajan (1999) has thrown some light on a few important aspects of the population. Still a few points deserve verification for more clear understanding.

Ageing and Women

Some European Countries Ageing and Women Sex Ratio Missing Girls A Note SWAPAN SETH Astudy on women especially on their ageing is important in the context of current trends in demographic changes. Karkal (1999) has thrown light on some areas of study of the aged population of India, and has warned of problems ahead.

Two-Way Movement of Sex Ratio

Two-Way Movement of Sex Ratio Swapan Seth The female-male ratio in the total population has long been low in India since the beginning of this century and it is declining steadily, ft could suggest, apparently, to hold the idea that the low sex ratio may be prevalent in all the age groups also. But it is revealed that among the marriageable adults sex ratio has been high. A comparison among population data of India, France and Switzerland visualises a demographic paradox.

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