Xhani, Dorina and Abduli, Ardita and Tahiri, Fatlinda and Rama, Rudina (2019) ‘SON PREFERENCE’ IN A SOCIAL PERSPECTIVE ANALYSIS. EDUCATION Journal of Educational Research, 1 (1-2). pp. 125-135. ISSN 2671 - 3276

[img] Text

Download (604kB)
Official URL: https://sites.google.com/unite.edu.mk/pedagogy/hom...


This study aims to analyze the issue of sex selection from a social point of view. It focuses on explaining the situation in the context of gender issue. Sex selection is the termination of a pregnancy based on the sex of the fetus. Lately, this issue is becoming of increasing concern in China, India, Pakistan, and in Albania. This paper reviewes the latest literature concerning sex-selection and the databases of major organizations dealing with female fetus abortion. Social literature is used to analyze theoretical perspective in terms of the women’s perceptions after experiencing sex-selection. From the findings resulted that a woman can experience a range of often contradictory emotions after having a sex-selective abortion. The results show that social stigma has an impact on the lives of women. Another finding shows that as they are forced to abortion, they experience distress and feeling of guilt. It is necessary to gain more understanding into this issue and more research is needed on this point of view.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Education
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email zshi@unite.edu.mk
Date Deposited: 09 Nov 2019 21:17
Last Modified: 09 Nov 2019 21:17
URI: http://eprints.unite.edu.mk/id/eprint/404

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item