Fertility and Familial Power Relations: Procreation in South India, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Fertility and Familial Power Relations

Procreation in South India, 1st Edition

By Minna Saavala

Routledge

256 pages

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Description

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.

Reviews

'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 Basu

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General