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On Norms and Agency [electronic resource]: Conversations About Gender Equality With Women and Men in 20 Countries

Ana María Muñoz Boudet, Patti Petesch, and Carolyn Turk with Angélica Thumala
Format
EBook; Book; Government Document; Online
Published
Washington, D.C. : World Bank, [2013]
Language
English
ISBN
9780821398623 (paper), 9780821398920 (electronic)
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
  • 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
  • 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?
  • 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
  • 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
  • Final thoughts
  • Appendix a methodological note
  • References.
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Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references.
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