xix, 207 pages : color illustrations, color map.
9780821398623 9780821398920 e-book
Directions in development (Washington, D.C.). Human development.
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Includes bibliographical references.
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Foreword / RACHEL KYTE Foreword / JUDITH RODIN Acknowledgments About the authors Introduction: the norms of power and the power of norms The study approach Methodology of the study Discussing and researching gender equality : a brief introduction to the primary study concepts Creating and enforcing gender through norms, roles and beliefs Changing norms Overview of chapters References Gender norms The rules we live by : gender norms and ideal images Normative frameworks for household gender inequalities The good girl, the good boy Community-level views of gender norms References Negotiating the norms that bind : a winding road The quiet relaxing and changing of norms Timing is all: negotiating opportunities and gender-specific responsibilities Intergenerational transmission of the possibility of change Gender norms in transition "A woman should be beaten if she deserves punishment" A. extent and forms of domestic violence B. causes and consequences of domestic violence References Having and making choices Strategic life decisions : who has the final say? Investing in education : why should girls and boys go to school? Why should I leave school? : not my choice! From school to work : getting the first job A. You say, I say: the weight of adult voices on job decisions "First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes baby in a baby carriage" What is mine is yours : asset control and decision-making When does choice mean agency? References Empowerment What drives agency? : what crushes it? Step by step : climbing the "ladder of power and freedom" Perceptions of factors shaping agency Combinations of mobility factors Men's and women's interdependent agency and gender norm change References Structures of opportunity and structures of constraint Community factors that fuel agency Whose jobs? It takes a village : local economic dynamism and empowerment Impact of laws and local civic action on empowermen Change women need References Final thoughts Appendix a methodological note References.