Women, Poverty, and Demographic Change

Women, Poverty, and Demographic Change

by Brigida Garcia
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198294867

ISBN-13: 9780198294863

Pub. Date: 05/28/2000

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This book analyzes the specific demographic implications and conditioning factors of women's experience of poverty. By investigating the different experiences that women in developing countries face in attempting to escape from poverty, the contributors illustrate the importance of incorporating the gender perspective into population studies.  See more details below

Overview

This book analyzes the specific demographic implications and conditioning factors of women's experience of poverty. By investigating the different experiences that women in developing countries face in attempting to escape from poverty, the contributors illustrate the importance of incorporating the gender perspective into population studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198294863
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
05/28/2000
Series:
International Studies in Demography Series
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Women, Poverty, and Demographic Change in Developing Countries
Part I: Overview and Critical Issues
1. Women, Poverty, and Demographic Change: Some Possible Interrelationships over Time and Space, Alaka Malwade Basu
2. Gender Inequality in Two Nepali Settings, Bhanu B. Niraula and S. Phillip Morgan
Part II: Nuptiality, Fertility, and Abortion Practices by Poverty Status
3. Quality of Life and Marital Experiences in Mexico, Orlandina de Oliveira
4. Adolescent Women in Buenos Aires: The Influence of Social Class and Gender Images on Reproductive Behaviour, Edith A. Pantelides, Graciela Infesta Dominguez, and Rosa N. Geldstein
5. Levels of Childbearing, Contraception, and Abortion in Brazil: Differentials by Poverty Status, Susheela Singh and Mario Monteiro
Part III: Strategies to Alleviate Poverty: Women's Extra-Domestic Work and Migration
6. Daughters and Wives: Marital Status, Poverty, and Young Women's Employment in Sri Lanka, Anju Malhotra and Deborah S. DeGraff
7. Class and Gender in Rural Pakistan: Differentials in Economic Activity, Zeba Sathar and Sonalde Desai
8. Female Migration in Relation to Female Labour Force Participation: Implications for the Alleviation of Poverty, Hania Zlotnik
9. Women's Status and Demographic Change: The Case of Mexico-US Migration, Katherine M. Donato and Shawn Malia Kanaiupuni
10. 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
Part IV: Health Care Behviour in the Context of Poverty
11. Poverty, Women's Status, and the Utilization of Health Services in Egypt, Pavalavalli Govindasamy
12. Maternal Education and Child Health: Evidence and Ideology, Sonalde Desai

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