Kingston, Jamaica
Canoe Press, University of the West Indies
Caribbean women at the crossroads :the paradox of motherhood among women of Barbados, St. Lucia and Dominica
9789768125446
9768125446
140 pages
Gender Studies
Women - Psychology. - Barbados
Women - Psychology. - Saint Lucia
Women - Psychology. - Dominica
Women - Social conditions. - Barbados
Women - Social conditions. - Saint Lucia
Women - Social conditions. - Dominica
Decision making.
Motherhood.
Contents6
List of Tables7
Abstract8
Introduction9
1. Research Design and Methodology12
2. Profiles - Barbados, St Lucia and Dominica26
3. Socioeconomic Overview44
4. Analysis of Data From Questionnaire55
5. Selected Life Histories of Women From Barbados, St Lucia and Dominica93
6. Official and Unofficial Interviews107
7. The Dynamics of Decision Making in the Lives of Caribbean Women of Barbados, St Lucia and Dominica121
Bibliography138
Appendix 1. Recommendations140
Appendix 2. Questionnaire142
Appendix 3. List of interviewers and official sources in the three islands147
Appendix 4. Location of Barbados, St Lucia and Dominica inthe Caribbean region and relevant geographical details of the three societies149
Index150