Marida Hollos

Summary

Affiliation: Brown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Profiles of infertility in southern Nigeria: women's voices from Amakiri
    Marida Hollos
    Brown University, Department of Anthropology, 128 Hope Street, Providence, R I 02912, USA
    Afr J Reprod Health 7:46-56. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Which African men promote smaller families and why? Marital relations and fertility in a Pare community in Northern Tanzania
    Marida Hollos
    Department of Anthropology, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Soc Sci Med 58:1733-49. 2004
  3. doi request reprint Motherhood in sub-Saharan Africa: the social consequences of infertility in an urban population in northern Tanzania
    Marida Hollos
    Department of Anthropology, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Cult Health Sex 10:159-73. 2008
  4. doi request reprint The problem of infertility in high fertility populations: meanings, consequences and coping mechanisms in two Nigerian communities
    Marida Hollos
    Brown University, Anthropology, 128 Hope Street, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Soc Sci Med 68:2061-8. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Marriage and contraception among the Pare of northern Tanzania
    Marida Hollos
    Department of Anthropology, Brown University, Providence, USA
    J Biosoc Sci 36:255-78. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Women's empowerment and fertility decline among the Pare of Kilimanjaro region, Northern Tanzania
    Ulla Larsen
    Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Soc Sci Med 57:1099-115. 2003

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Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Profiles of infertility in southern Nigeria: women's voices from Amakiri
    Marida Hollos
    Brown University, Department of Anthropology, 128 Hope Street, Providence, R I 02912, USA
    Afr J Reprod Health 7:46-56. 2003
    ..The life histories are used to illustrate how women of various ages, educational levels and occupations cope with their common experience of infertility...
  2. ncbi request reprint Which African men promote smaller families and why? Marital relations and fertility in a Pare community in Northern Tanzania
    Marida Hollos
    Department of Anthropology, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Soc Sci Med 58:1733-49. 2004
    ..The discussion relates the differences in the marital patterns and fertility preferences to differences in the life plans of Christians and Muslims in this community...
  3. doi request reprint Motherhood in sub-Saharan Africa: the social consequences of infertility in an urban population in northern Tanzania
    Marida Hollos
    Department of Anthropology, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Cult Health Sex 10:159-73. 2008
    ..These findings underline the importance of bearing a child in sub-Saharan African populations...
  4. doi request reprint The problem of infertility in high fertility populations: meanings, consequences and coping mechanisms in two Nigerian communities
    Marida Hollos
    Brown University, Anthropology, 128 Hope Street, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Soc Sci Med 68:2061-8. 2009
    ..Motherhood continues to define an individual woman's treatment in the community, her self-respect and her understanding of womanhood...
  5. ncbi request reprint Marriage and contraception among the Pare of northern Tanzania
    Marida Hollos
    Department of Anthropology, Brown University, Providence, USA
    J Biosoc Sci 36:255-78. 2004
    ..Of current users, a third are sterilized and half are using a modern reversible method. The determining factor for using modern reversible methods is the nature of the conjugal union...
  6. ncbi request reprint Women's empowerment and fertility decline among the Pare of Kilimanjaro region, Northern Tanzania
    Ulla Larsen
    Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Soc Sci Med 57:1099-115. 2003
    ..This pattern was evident during the 1980s, it is stronger in the 1990s. The factors associated with this phenomenon are those related to the status of women, particularly, free partner choice, women's education and wealth of the family...