Fertility and Familial Power Relations: Procreation in South India

Voorkant
Psychology Press, 2001 - 239 pagina's
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Describes and analyses the corollaries of declining fertility in Southern India to discover how familial and gender relations are affected by the new situation of women giving birth only to 2-3 children.
 

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Inhoudsopgave

Contextualizing Fertility
1
Children as Consumers
29
An Ethnography of Fertility Practices
65
Its Dangerous to Love Your Husband
101
The Familial Web of Domination and Challenge
134
Son for the Sake of the Name
168
Delivering Lakshmi
199
Quantitative Data on Fertility in South India
206
Poem on the Fieldwork
214
Index
235
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Pagina 220 - The determinants of fertility decline in rural South India.' In Tim Dyson and Nigel Crook (eds), India's Demography: Essays on the Contemporary Population.
Pagina 227 - Miller, The Endangered Sex: Neglect of Female Children in Rural North India...

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