Women, poverty, and demographic change / edited by Brígida García.
Contributor(s): García, BrígidaMaterial type: TextLanguage: English Series: International studies in demographyPublisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000Description: xii, 311 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 0198294867 (hb : acidfree paper); 9780198294863Subject(s): Women -- Developing countries -- Social conditions | Fertility, Human -- Developing countriesDDC classification: 305.42091724 LOC classification: HQ1870.9 | .W6555 2000Online resources: WorldCat details
|Item type||Current location||Collection||Call number||Copy number||Status||Date due||Barcode||Item holds|
|Text||EWU Library MPRHGD Corner||Non-fiction||305.42091724 WOM 2000 (Browse shelf)||C-1||Not For Loan||22505|
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of contents 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.
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...