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The Economic Aspect of the Household

T. N. Madan

in The Hindu Householder

Published in print January 2011 | ISBN: 9780198069409
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199080038 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069409.003.0009
The Economic Aspect of the Household

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This chapter discusses the economic situation of the Pandit household. Topics covered include the traditional sources of household income; recent changes in the pattern of economic pursuits; present-day sources of collective and individual incomes; household income, patterns of spending, and levels of living; joint ownership of property; and rights of inheritance.

Keywords: Pandits; household income; economic situation; spending; property ownership; inheritance

Chapter.  7355 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Sociology of Religion

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