Marital Violence, Human development and Women’s Property Status in India

Full Citation: Panda, P. and Agarwal, B., “Marital Violence, Human Development and Women’s Property Status in India,” 33(5) WORLD DEVELOPMENT 850 (2005).

Marital Violence, Human development and Women’s Property Status in India

Summary: If development means the expansion of human capabilities, then freedom from domestic violence should be an integral part of any exercise for evaluating developmental progress. This paper focuses on a hitherto unexplored factor underlying women’s risk of marital violence, namely, women’s property status. Many studies have examined the scale and correlates of marital violence,

Languages: English

Year: 2005

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