Borders of being : citizenship, fertility, and sexuality in Asia and the Pacific

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  • Creator edited by Margaret Jolly and Kalpana Ram
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [2001] ©2001
  • Physical Details
    • xii, 326 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780472097555, 0472097555, 9780472067558, 0472067559
  • OCLC ocm44650769


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Embodied states: familial and national genealogies in Asia and the Pacific / Margaret Jolly -- Government agency, women's agency: feminisms, fertility, and population control / Kathryn Robinson -- Her body and her being: of widows and abducted women in post-partition India / Ritu Menon and Kamla Bhasin -- Rationalizing fecund bodies: family planning policy and the modern Indian nation-state / Kalpana Ram -- Keep it in the family: government, marriage, and sex in contemporary China / Gary Sigley -- Doing God's work: citizenship, gender, and sexuality in the Philippines / Anne-Marie Hilsdon -- Fecundity and the fertility decline in Bali / Lynette Parker -- Empowerment or control? Northeast Thai women and family planning / Andrea Whittaker -- Mutual goals? Family planning on Simbo, Western Solomon Islands / Christine M. Dureau -- Infertile states: person and collectivity, region and nation in the rhetoric of Pacific population / Margaret Jolly
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