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No. de sistema: 000051697

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040 _ _ a| ECO
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100 1 _ a| Nazar Beutelspacher, Austreberta
c| Dra.
d| 1960-
245 1 0 a| Does contraception benefit women? Structure, agency, and well-being in rural Mexico
506 _ _ a| Acceso electrónico sólo para usuarios de ECOSUR
520 1 _ a| The authors of this paper examine Amartya Sen’s contributions to the concept of human well-being from a gender perspective and argue that this concept is particularly useful for explaining women’s decisions on contraceptive use. The study draws on data collected in six rural communities of Chiapas, Mexico. It emphasizes the ways in which public discourse articulates the apparent benefits of having small families; the context of the household and community in which rural women make reproductive decisions; and the impact of family planning programs on women’s sense of subjective well-being. In particular, it questions the assumption that reduced fertility through contraception necessarily enhances women’s well-being and points to the importance that women attach to being a party to reproductive decisions. The authors also explore the links between women’s assessment of these decisions and of paid work, and their actual education levels and real possibilities of employment.
650 _ 4 a| Anticonceptivos
650 _ 4 a| Programas de planificación familiar
650 _ 4 a| Mujeres rurales
650 _ 4 a| Salud sexual y reproductiva
650 _ 4 a| Educación de la mujer
651 _ 4 a| Piedra Labrada, Chicomuselo (Chiapas, México)
651 _ 4 a| Emiliano Zapata, Bella Vista (Chiapas, México)
651 _ 4 a| Conquista Campesina, Tapachula (Chiapas, México)
651 _ 4 a| 20 de Noviembre, Suchiate (Chiapas, México)
651 _ 4 a| Joaquín Miguel Gutiérrez (El Manzano), Tapachula (Chiapas, México)
651 _ 4 a| Congregación Reforma, Tapachula (Chiapas, México)
700 1 _ a| Zapata Martelo, Emma
e| coaut.
700 1 _ a| Vázquez García, Verónica
e| coaut.
773 0 _
t| Journal Feminist Economics
g| Vol. 9, no. 2–3 (2003), p. 213-238
x| 1354-5701
900 _ _ a| Solicítelo con su bibliotecario/a
901 _ _ a| Artículo con arbitraje
902 _ _ a| Tania / MM / GOG
904 _ _ a| Octubre 2012
905 _ _ a| Artecosur
905 _ _ a| Biblioelectrónica
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Does contraception benefit women? Structure, agency, and well-being in rural Mexico
Nazar Beutelspacher, Austreberta, 1960- (autor)
Zapata Martelo, Emma (autor)
Vázquez García, Verónica (autor)
Nota: Acceso electrónico sólo para usuarios de ECOSUR
Contenido en: Journal Feminist Economics. Vol. 9, no. 2–3 (2003), p. 213-238. ISSN: 1354-5701
No. de sistema: 51697
Tipo: - Artículo con arbitraje
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"The authors of this paper examine Amartya Sen’s contributions to the concept of human well-being from a gender perspective and argue that this concept is particularly useful for explaining women’s decisions on contraceptive use. The study draws on data collected in six rural communities of Chiapas, Mexico. It emphasizes the ways in which public discourse articulates the apparent benefits of having small families; the context of the household and community in which rural women make reproductive decisions; and the impact of family planning programs on women’s sense of subjective well-being. In particular, it questions the assumption that reduced fertility through contraception necessarily enhances women’s well-being and points to the importance that women attach to being a party to reproductive decisions. The authors also explore the links between women’s assessment of these decisions and of paid work, and their actual education levels and real possibilities of employment."