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Understanding women's health issues : a reader

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  • Creator edited by Lakshmi Lingam
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication
    • New Delhi : Kali for Women, [1998]
    • ©1998
  • Physical Details
    • xi, 228 pages ; 22 cm
  • ISBNs 9788185107844, 818510784X
  • OCLC ocm41303400

Summary

  • With special reference to India.

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references.

Contents

  • Demographic approach to women's health / Malini Karkal -- Intra-household distribution of health goods and services : a review of relevant literature -- Domestic air pollution / Anil Agarwal -- The occupational health issues of women workers in the informal sector / Lakshmi Lingam -- The body as metaphor / Veena Das -- Belief system in food among the Telugu-speaking people of Telengana / Indira Mahadevan -- Programming reproduction? : maternal health services / Manisha Gupte -- From dais to doctors : the medicalisation of childbirth in Colonial India / Supriya Guha -- Family planning and the reproductive rights of women / Insights into women's health : field notes of a hospital social worker / Paromita Goswami -- Reproductive technologies and the violation of women's bodies / Sex detection tests and female foeticide : discrimination before birth / Banning pre-natal sex determination : the scope and the limits of the Maharashtra legislation / Amar Jesani
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