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Isha Bhatnagar

Isha

Isha is a MS/Phd student in the Department of Development Sociology. Her research interests include the study of gender, as a system of knowledge and as practice, specifically in relation to patterns of fertility and the family, with a regional focus on India. In her current work, she is examining the expectations and roles of daughters and parents of daughters, in the context of cultural norms and fertility decline within the political economy of development. Prior to graduate study at Cornell, she worked with the Population Council, New Delhi on reproductive, maternal and child health and development communication in rural north India.