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  • Changes in the family status of elderly women in Korea
  • Ageing ; Elderly people ; Family ; Living conditions ; Matrimonial status ; Mortality ; South Korea ; Woman
  • The AA. use family-status life tables to assess the effects of changes in demographic processes (sharp decline in fertility and mortality, aging population) on the family status of elderly women and to project trends in elderly women's family status.
  • Faces and hands of women in the Pacific community : toward an understanding of their status
  • Pedagogical unit that focuses on the status of women in the diverse countries around the Pacific Ocean. - (DWG)
  • Women
  • Female labour ; Gender difference ; Laws ; New Zealand ; Social life ; Social status ; Unemployment ; Woman ; Women status
  • In the 1980s inequality of access between men and women to paid work, to political power and economic independance, remained entrenched. While some erosion of institutional barriers occurred, structural impediments remained and were widely accepted
  • by men and women.
  • Colonization ; Feminism ; Independence ; India ; Organization ; Status of women ; Woman
  • It is argued that in the Indian context the definition of conventional feminism needs to be substantially enlarged to incorporate the vast canvass covered and the role played by women in realising the aspirations of the common people including women
  • . The A. provides some representative case-study materials on India women in struggle. This is followed by an account of how women have been defined as a problem by various Indian plans.
  • Women's status, environmental changes and child health in the riverine area of Ondo State, Nigeria
  • Children ; Enquiry ; Health ; Nigeria ; Quality of life ; Socio-economic system ; Status of women ; Village ; Vulnerability ; Woman
  • and how it is becoming much more difficult to practice health intervention programmes. The environmental crisis has deprived women of their traditional means of livelihood.
  • The Authority of influence. Women and power in Burmese history
  • Burma ; Cultural studies ; Gender ; Policy ; Power ; Social status ; Society ; Woman
  • of queens and the arguments put forward about women’s relatively high social status and economic influence in pre-colonial society. Over one hundred years ago Burmese women assume a freedom unknown elsewhere. While Burmese society has undergone dramatic
  • The A. seeks to provide a long view of gender-power relations in Burmese history. She examines women’s access to social, economic and political power over an extended period. Most Burma historians will be familiar with the political influence
  • transformation and upheaval during the last 125 years, in many respects women’s relationship to power remains little different from what it was centuries ago. The A endeavors to explain how they lost that power, and what attempt some women have made to recover
  • it. There is much uncertainty and debate about how the political, social and economic landscape of Burma may be –or may not- be changing. Only 20 women were elected to the 659-seat national parliament in the first general election since 1990. - (GL)
  • Women's health : voices from Amandawe
  • The paper focuses on the health status of black women in a peri-urban area in KwaZulu-Natal. It is apparent that low socio-economic status, high workloads and the lack of adequate health facilities were strongly related to the poor health of women
  • Reconsidering the status of women in Kerala (Inde). A geographical analysis based on recent data on emigration, sex ratio and social status
  • Gender ; India ; Kerala ; Population ; Social indicators ; Social status ; Society ; Status of women ; Woman
  • Landscapes of women and men : rethinking the regional historical geography of the United States and Canada
  • Canada ; Cultural landscape ; Historical geography ; Immigration ; North America ; Regional geography ; Settlement ; United States ; Woman ; Women status
  • Taking the examples of three western frontier women, the A. discusses how their narratives indicate ways to give a more balanced impression of both women and men in studies of regional economies and landscape modification.
  • Women in geography revisited: present status, new opinions
  • On the status of women in geography
  • Underreporting of abortion in surveys of U.S. women : 1976 to 1988
  • Abortion ; Family ; Matrimonial status ; Survey ; United States ; Woman
  • Geographic perspectives on Latin American women
  • Economic activity ; Latin America ; Living conditions ; Research ; Rural outmigration ; Social geography ; Social space ; Social status ; Woman
  • Research on women has been published from both feminist and non-feminist points of view and involve rural-urban migration, health and nutrition, rural household economies and land use, industrialization and the informal economic sector.―(DWG)
  • The impact of family status on Black, White, and Hispanic women's commuting
  • Commuting ; Ethnic community ; Family structure ; Female work ; Matrimonial status ; New York City ; Residential location ; United States ; Urban region ; Woman ; Workplace
  • Negotiating women’s veiling. Politics and sexuality in contemporary Indonesia
  • Indonesia ; Islam ; Muslims ; Sexuality ; Society ; Status of women ; Veiling ; Woman
  • In Indonesia, the jilbab question stands at the crossroads of several mutations related to religion, women’s status, economy, culture and politics. In the early 1990s, veiling was often a free and militant action that was part of the demand
  • of the veiling was then overthrown and laid the foundations for a new conformism. Women were deprived of their own choices, but some have been able to divert the subordination to emerge as prominent politicians. This evolution constitutes a patent sign
  • Women in the Calcutta municipal corporation. A study in the context of the debate on the women's reservation bill
  • Calcutta ; Enquiry ; India ; Local government ; Power ; Social status ; Status of women ; Urban life ; West Bengal ; Woman
  • Women's status and childhood mortality in two contrasting areas in South-Western Nigeria. A preliminary analysis
  • Health ; Infant mortality ; Medical service ; Nigeria ; Urban society ; Woman ; Women status
  • The status of women in geography : things change, things remain the same
  • Black/White differences in women's reproductive-related health status : evidence from vital statistics
  • Determinants of commuting time and distance for Seoul residents : the impact of family status on the commuting of women