This book traces out complex interactions among three critical processes—migration, fertility, and marriage—in a lucid and compelling analysis of rural areas in Central Java. It focuses on how women fare vis-a-vis other household or family members in making major household decisions.
1. The Role of Women in Socio-Economic Development 2. Women, Development, and Demographic Processes 3. The Indonesian Context 4. The Sample, Methods, and Variable Definitions 5. Intergenerational Dynamics in the Marriage Decision 6. Post-Marriage Migration and the Status of Women 7. Contraception and Fertility 8. Summary and Conclusions