Women's family power and gender preference in Minya, Egypt

@inproceedings{Yount2005WomensFP,
  title={Women's family power and gender preference in Minya, Egypt},
  author={Kathryn M. Yount},
  year={2005}
}
Structural and ideational theories are adapted to explore the influence of women’s resources and ideational exposures on their family power and gender preferences in Minya Egypt. Data from a household survey of 2226 married women aged 15–54 years show that residence with marital kin decreases women’s family power. Women in endogamous marriages have greater family power than women in nonendogamous marriages but still tend to prefer sons. Educated women report weaker son preference and greater… CONTINUE READING

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