Women, poverty, and demographic change /

Women, poverty, and demographic change / edited by Brígida García. - Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000. - xii, 311 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. - International studies in demography. .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Women, poverty, and demographic change: some possible interrelationships over time and space / Alaka Malwade Basu --
Gender inequality in two Nepali settings / Bhanu B. Niraula and S. Philip Morgan --
Quality of life and marital experiences in Mexico / Orlandina de Oliveira --
Adolescent women in Buenos Aires: the influence of social class and gender images on reproductive behaviour / Edith A. Pantelides, Graciela Infesta Domínguez, and Rosa N. Geldstein --
Levels of childbearing, contraception, and abortion in Brazil: differentials by poverty status / Susheela Singh and Mario Monteiro --
Daughters and wives: marital status, poverty, and young women's employment in Sri Lanka / Anju Malhotra and Deborah S. DeGraff --
Class and gender in rural Pakistan: differentials in economic activity / Zeba Sathar and Sonalde Desai --
Female migration in relation to female labour force participation: implications for the alleviation of poverty / Hania Zlotnik --
Women's status and demographic change: the case of Mexico-US migration / Katharine M. Donato and Shawn Malia Kanaiaupuni --
Household social dynamics and the retention of rural population: a Malian case study of the link between patriarchy and the sustained ruralization of sub-Saharan Africa / Michael Tawanda --
Poverty, women's status, and the utilization of health services in Egypt / Pavalavalli Govindasamy --
Maternal education and child health: evidence and ideology / Sonalde Desai. TOC

Analyzing the specific demographic implications and conditioning factors of women's experience of poverty, this text investigates the different experiences that women in developing countries face in Read more...

0198294867 (hb : acidfree paper) 9780198294863


Women--Social conditions.--Developing countries
Fertility, Human--Developing countries.

HQ1870.9 / .W6555 2000

305.42091724 / WOM 2000

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