Fertility and Familial Power Relations

Fertility and Familial Power Relations : Procreation in South India

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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.show more

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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 156 x 234mm | 467g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138990981
  • 9781138990982

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'This study is conceptually sophisticated, descriptively "thick", methodologically self-reflexive, and, on top of that, engagingly written. It is highly recommended to anthropologists of reproduction, social demographers, and india specialists.' - Population and Development Review 'Saavala's work is also important for some of its inadvertent glimpses into the lives of rural women' - Alaka Malwade Basushow more