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More and more children working now, people moving to cities, immigrants o US, Australia Men and Women seem almost equal-...
Thematic Outline for Gender Relations Consider the Following: Inheritance, Infanticide, Rituals, Divorce, Marriage (Age), Suffrage, Leadership, Profession, Education, Religion (missionaries, deities, authority), Sexuality
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