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A New Book by American Researchers Looks at the Open Defecation Menace | Anju Maskeri | mid-day.com

Rural India’s exceptionally high rate of open defecation has much less to do with poverty than social forces. Years of research have been condensed in a book titled, Where India Goes:  Abandoned Toilets, Stunted Development and the Costs of Caste!  The book’s authors, Diane Coffey and Dean Spears, hope to get people to start with acknowledging that there is a problem and take it ahead from there.  Read more…