Title of Document: Social Capital's Dark Side and Patriarchy in India

@inproceedings{AndristTitleOD,
  title={Title of Document: Social Capital's Dark Side and Patriarchy in India},
  author={Lester Howard Andrist}
}
Social capital is often extolled as a benevolent resource, but resources can be applied to any number of ends. Using new data from the India Human Development Survey (N=41,544), I examine social capital and patriarchy and demonstrate that social capital works to enhance restrictions placed on women's autonomy, revealing a darker side. Households which are well tied into their communities avail themselves to greater scrutiny and thus anticipate and react to the prescriptions of dominant… CONTINUE READING