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Muñoz Boudet, Ana María
On norms and agency : conversations about gender equality with women and men in 20 countries / Ana María Muñoz Boudet, Patti Petesch, and Carolyn Turk with Angélica Thumala
Alternate Title Conversations about gender equality with women and men in 20 countries
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright Washington, D.C. : World Bank, [2013]
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  HQ1075 .M866 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Sex role
Sex discrimination against women
Women's rights
Physical Description xix, 207 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references
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 -- References -- 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 -- References -- 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? -- References -- 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 -- References -- 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 empowerment -- Change women need -- References -- Final thoughts -- Appendix a methodological note -- References

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