Browsing Department of Anthropology (MU) by Thesis Advisor "Shenk, Mary"
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Father absence, paternal investment, and alloparental investment effects on children's educational attainment in rural Bangladesh (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)This thesis examines the effects of fathers and alloparents on children's educational attainment. The study site is Matlab, Bangladesh; a small-scale, non-Western, agricultural society with recent market engagement, frequent ...
Gender, ethnicity, infrastructure, and the use of financial institutions in Kalimantan Barat, Indonesia (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)An important process is underway in the expansive, rugged, and sparsely populated province of Kalimantan Barat, Indonesian Borneo—the rapid spread of formal financial institutions. Banks are becoming increasingly available ...
Merchant mothers and fishermen fathers : parental investment and subsistence work among the boat-dwelling Shodagor of rural Bangladesh (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2016)This dissertation addresses three general research questions. First, what are the socioecological conditions that lead Shodagor families to employ particular strategies in order to balance subsistence work and childcare? ...
Support for breastfeeding mothers and determinants of long-term breastfeeding in the United States (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2015)