Women, poverty, and demographic change / edited by Brígida García.

Contributor(s): García, Brígida
Material type: TextTextLanguage: 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
Contents:
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.
Summary: Summary: 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...
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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.

Summary:
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...

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