Publications and Papers

The following list contains publications(including forthcoming) and unpublished or working papers that have used SWAF data. Some papers can be directly downloaded by clicking on the linked title. If you have trouble reading a pdf file, try going to www.adobe.com and downloading the newest version of Acrobat Reader (5.1).

Durrant, Valerie L. and Zeba A. Sathar. 2000. "Greater Investments in Children through Women's Empowerment: A Key to Demographic Change in Pakistan?" Paper presented at the Annual Meetings of the Population Association of America, Los Angeles, CA, March 23-25.

Ghuman, Sharon J. 2003. Women's autonomy and child survival: A comparison of Muslims and non-Muslims in four Asian countries. Demography 40:419-436.

Ghuman, Sharon J., Helen J. Lee and Herbert L. Smith. Measurement of Women's Autonomy according to Women and Their Husbands: Results from Five Asian Countries. PSC Research Report 04-556. April 2004. 

Jejeebhoy, Shireen. 1996. "Women's Autonomy and Reproductive Behaviour in India: Linkages and Influences of Sociocultural Context." In: Comparative Perspectives on Fertility Transition in South Asia : Volume I. International Union for the Scientific Study of Population : Liege, Belgium. Pp. 20-26.

Jejeebhoy, Shireen. 1998. "Associations between Wife-Beating and Fetal and Infant Death: Impressions from a Survey in Rural India." Studies in Family Planning 29: 300-308.

Jejeebhoy, Shireen. 1998. "Wife-Beating in Rural India: A Husband's Right?" Economic and Political Weekly 33: 855-862.

Jejeebhoy, Shireen. 2002. "Convergence and Divergence in Spouses' Perspectives on Women's Autonomy in Rural India." Studies in Family Planning 33.4: 299-308.

Jejeebohoy, Shireen and Zeba Sathar. 2001. "Women's Autonomy in India and Pakistan: The Influence of Religion and Region." Population and Development Review 27: 687-712.

Mason, Karen O. and Herbert L. Smith. 1999. "Female Autonomy and Fertility in Five Asian Countries." Paper presented at the Annual Meetings of the Population Association of America, New York, March 25-27.

---. 2000. "Husband's Versus Wife's Fertility Goals and Contraception Use: The Influence of Gender Context in Five Asian Countries." Demography 37: 299-311.

---.2001. Thinking About, Measuring, and Analyzing Women's Empowerment/Autonomy: Lessons from a Cross-Country Comparative Studies. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, Washington D.C., March 29-31, 2001.

---.2003. "Women's Empowerment and Social Context: Results from Five Asian Countries." Originally drafted by Karen O. Mason at the Rockefeller Foundation's Bellagio Study and Conference Center in the Fall of 1997.

Mason, Karen O., Herbert L. Smith and S. Philip Morgan. 1997. "Women's Autonomy and Social Context in Five Asian Countries." Unpublished manuscript, University of Pennsylvania.

Mason, Karen O., Herbert L. Smith and S. Philip Morgan. 1998. "Muslim Women in the Non-Islamic Countries of Asia: Do They Have Less Autonomy Than Their Non-Muslim Neighbors?" Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, San Francisco, California.

Morgan, S. Philip, Sharon Stash, Karen Mason and Herbert L. Smith. 2000. "Muslim and Non-Muslim Differences in Female Autonomy and Fertility: Evidence from Four Asian Countries." Population and Development Review 28: 515-538.

Sathar, Zeba A. 1996. "Women's Autonomy and the Onset of Fertility Change in Pakistan: The Significance of Gender Inequality Across Communities." Presented at the Annual Meetings of the Population Association of America, New Orleans, LA, May 9-11.

Sathar, Zeba A. 1997. "Gender and Development: Searching for Explanations for Fertility Change in Pakistan." In: Comparative Perspectives on Fertility Transition in South Asia: Volume I. International Union for the Scientific Study of Population : Liege, Belgium.

The following list contains publications(including forthcoming) and unpublished or working papers that have used SWAF data. Some papers can be directly downloaded by clicking on the linked title. If you have trouble reading a pdf file, try going to www.adobe.com and downloading the newest version of Acrobat Reader (5.1).

Durrant, Valerie L. and Zeba A. Sathar. 2000. "Greater Investments in Children through Women's Empowerment: A Key to Demographic Change in Pakistan?" Paper presented at the Annual Meetings of the Population Association of America, Los Angeles, CA, March 23-25.

Ghuman, Sharon J. 2003. Women's autonomy and child survival: A comparison of Muslims and non-Muslims in four Asian countries. Demography 40:419-436.

Ghuman, Sharon J., Helen J. Lee and Herbert L. Smith. Measurement of Women's Autonomy according to Women and Their Husbands: Results from Five Asian Countries. PSC Research Report 04-556. April 2004. 

Jejeebhoy, Shireen. 1996. "Women's Autonomy and Reproductive Behaviour in India: Linkages and Influences of Sociocultural Context." In: Comparative Perspectives on Fertility Transition in South Asia : Volume I. International Union for the Scientific Study of Population : Liege, Belgium. Pp. 20-26.

Jejeebhoy, Shireen. 1998. "Associations between Wife-Beating and Fetal and Infant Death: Impressions from a Survey in Rural India." Studies in Family Planning 29: 300-308.

Jejeebhoy, Shireen. 1998. "Wife-Beating in Rural India: A Husband's Right?" Economic and Political Weekly 33: 855-862.

Jejeebhoy, Shireen. 2002. "Convergence and Divergence in Spouses' Perspectives on Women's Autonomy in Rural India." Studies in Family Planning 33.4: 299-308.

Jejeebohoy, Shireen and Zeba Sathar. 2001. "Women's Autonomy in India and Pakistan: The Influence of Religion and Region." Population and Development Review 27: 687-712.

Mason, Karen O. and Herbert L. Smith. 1999. "Female Autonomy and Fertility in Five Asian Countries." Paper presented at the Annual Meetings of the Population Association of America, New York, March 25-27.

---. 2000. "Husband's Versus Wife's Fertility Goals and Contraception Use: The Influence of Gender Context in Five Asian Countries." Demography 37: 299-311.

---.2001. Thinking About, Measuring, and Analyzing Women's Empowerment/Autonomy: Lessons from a Cross-Country Comparative Studies. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, Washington D.C., March 29-31, 2001.

---.2003. "Women's Empowerment and Social Context: Results from Five Asian Countries." Originally drafted by Karen O. Mason at the Rockefeller Foundation's Bellagio Study and Conference Center in the Fall of 1997.

Mason, Karen O., Herbert L. Smith and S. Philip Morgan. 1997. "Women's Autonomy and Social Context in Five Asian Countries." Unpublished manuscript, University of Pennsylvania.

Mason, Karen O., Herbert L. Smith and S. Philip Morgan. 1998. "Muslim Women in the Non-Islamic Countries of Asia: Do They Have Less Autonomy Than Their Non-Muslim Neighbors?" Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, San Francisco, California.

Morgan, S. Philip, Sharon Stash, Karen Mason and Herbert L. Smith. 2000. "Muslim and Non-Muslim Differences in Female Autonomy and Fertility: Evidence from Four Asian Countries." Population and Development Review 28: 515-538.

Sathar, Zeba A. 1996. "Women's Autonomy and the Onset of Fertility Change in Pakistan: The Significance of Gender Inequality Across Communities." Presented at the Annual Meetings of the Population Association of America, New Orleans, LA, May 9-11.

Sathar, Zeba A. 1997. "Gender and Development: Searching for Explanations for Fertility Change in Pakistan." In: Comparative Perspectives on Fertility Transition in South Asia: Volume I. International Union for the Scientific Study of Population : Liege, Belgium.