Medical anthropologist Jan Brunson explores how two generations of married women in Nepal's Kathmandu Valley--and later their adults sons--experience reproductive behavior and family planning. Her ethnography includes families of different castes and classes, but all experience similar levels of rapid social and political change and globalization.
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