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Nepali_Women

Ideas, marriage, and childbearing

9/1/2010 feature story

Arland Thornton, Bill Axinn, Jennifer Barber, and Dirgha Ghimire investigate how ideational and socioeconomic structures influence marriage behavior, contraception, and childbearing in Nepal. This project makes use of rich data collected in the Chitwan Valley Family Study.

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William Axinn
Jennifer S. Barber
Dirgha Ghimire
Arland Thornton

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