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On norms and agency : conversations about gender equality with women and men in 20 countries / Ana María Muñoz Boudet, Patti Petesch, and Carolyn Turk with Angélica Thumala.

Author/Creator:
Muñoz Boudet, Ana María.
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : World Bank, 2013.
Format/Description:
Government document
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xix, 207 pages ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Sex role.
Sex discrimination against women.
Women's rights.
Contents:
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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN:
9780821398623
0821398628
9780821398920 (electronic)
OCLC:
822895893