Waithood : gender, education, and global delays in marriage and childbearing / edited by Marcia C. Inhorn and Nancy J. Smith-Hefner.

New York : Berghahn, 2021.
Fertility, reproduction, and sexuality ; v. 47.
Fertility, Reproduction and Sexuality ; volume 47
1 online resource.
Young adults -- Social conditions.
Young adults -- Economic conditions.
Education -- Social aspects.
Marriage age.
Fertility, Human.
Sex role.
Introduction. Waithood : gender, education, and global delays in marriage and childbearing / Nancy J. Smith-Hefner and Marcia C. Inhorn
Youth, economics, and the politics of waithood : the struggle for dignity in the Middle East and North Africa / Diane Singerman
"Trusting is a dicey affair" : Muslim youth, gender relations, and future-making in southwestern Uganda / Dorothea E. Schulz
Waiting at the fada : young men, "tea circles," and delayed adulthood in Niger / Adeline Masquelier
Emergent waithood : institutions and marriage delays among Mayan women in Guatemala / Nicole S. Berry
Active waithood : youthmen, fatherhood, and men's educational aspirations in Sierra Leone / Kristen E. McLean
"Giving oneself time" : marriage and motherhood in urban Rwanda / Aalyia Feroz Ali Sadruddin
Tactics of marriage delay in China : education, rural-to-urban migration, and "leftover women" / Zachary M. Howlett
Too educated to marry? Muslim women and extended singlehood in Indonesia / Nancy J. Smith-Hefner
Conjugal conundrums : conversion and marriage delay in the contemporary Caribbean / Brendan Jamal Thornton
Between cynicism and idealism : voluntary waithood in Iran / Mehrdad Babadi
Refusing to settle : migration among single professional women in Jordan / Fida Adely
Never-married women in India : gendered life courses, desires, and identities in flux / Sarah Lamb
Blamed for delay : French norms and practices of ART in the context of increasing age-related female infertility / Manon Vialle
Waiting too long to mother : involuntary childlessness and assisted reproduction in contemporary Spain / Beatriz San Román
The egg freezing revolution? Gender, education, and reproductive waithood in the United States / Marcia C. Inhorn
Conclusion. Waithood in the twenty-first century / Marcia C. Inhorn and Nancy J. Smith-Hefner.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Inhorn, Marcia C., 1957- editor.
Smith-Hefner, Nancy Joan, editor.
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