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The Resource Cultural perspectives on reproductive health, edited by Carla Makhlouf Obermeyer

Cultural perspectives on reproductive health, edited by Carla Makhlouf Obermeyer

Label
Cultural perspectives on reproductive health
Title
Cultural perspectives on reproductive health
Statement of responsibility
edited by Carla Makhlouf Obermeyer
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Aimed at those with an interest in reproductive health issues, this collection of writings explores the ways in which culture shapes the specific connections between reproductive events and health outcomes around the world
Member of
Cataloging source
NLM
Dewey number
613.9
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2001 L-483
  • WQ 200
NLM item number
C968 2001
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Obermeyer, Carla Makhlouf
Series statement
International studies in demography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Reproductive health
  • Reproductive health
  • Birth control
  • Birth control
  • Cross-Cultural Comparison
  • Fertility
  • Infertility
  • Pregnancy
  • Women's Health
Label
Cultural perspectives on reproductive health, edited by Carla Makhlouf Obermeyer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Carla Makhlouf Obermeyer -- pt. I. Professional and Lay Models of Reproductive Health, Illness, and Therapy. 1. Weakness ('Ashaktapana') and Reproductive Health among Women in a Slum Population in Mumbai / Radhika Ramasubban and Bhanwar Rishyasringa. 2. Nutrition and Reproduction: The Socio-cultural Context of Food Behaviour in Rural South India / Inge Hutter. 3. 'Rariu Doesn't Rhyme with Western Medicine': Lay Beliefs and Illness Networks in Kenya / Nancy Luke, Ina Warriner and Susan Cotts Watkins. 4. Money, Marriage, and Morality: Constraints of IVF Treatment-Seeking among Infertile Egyptian Couples / Marcia C. Inhorn. 5. Risk, Vulnerability, Harm Reduction: Preventing STIs in Southeast Asia by Antibiotic Prophylaxis, a Misguided Practice / Mark Nichter -- pt. II. Discourse, Practice, and Reproductive Choices. 6. Managing 'the Missing Girls' in Chinese Population Discourse / Susan Greenhalgh. 7. Reproductive Health Counselling in the Islamic Republic of Iran: The Role of Women Mullahs / Homa Hoodfar. 8. Abortion in Egypt: Official Constraints and Popular Practices / Dale Huntington. 9. The Reproductive Consequences of Shifting Ethnic Identity in South Africa / Carol E. Kaufman and Deborah James. 10. Critical Perspectives: The Feminist Critique of Medicine, Medicalization, and the Making of Breast Implant Policy / Nora Jacobson -- pt. III. Culture, Reproduction, and Rights. 11. Two Cultural Approaches for Understanding the Reproductive Health Consequences of Marital Violence in an Indian Area of Mexico / Soledad Gonzalez Montes. 12. Eliminating Stigmatization: Application of the New Genetics in Japan / Margaret Lock. 13. Re-theorizing Reproductive Health and Rights in the Light of Feminist Cross-cultural Research / Rosalind P. Petchesky. 14. Culturalism as Ideology / Didier Fassin
Control code
48767677
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 333 pages
Isbn
9780199246892
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Cultural perspectives on reproductive health, edited by Carla Makhlouf Obermeyer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Carla Makhlouf Obermeyer -- pt. I. Professional and Lay Models of Reproductive Health, Illness, and Therapy. 1. Weakness ('Ashaktapana') and Reproductive Health among Women in a Slum Population in Mumbai / Radhika Ramasubban and Bhanwar Rishyasringa. 2. Nutrition and Reproduction: The Socio-cultural Context of Food Behaviour in Rural South India / Inge Hutter. 3. 'Rariu Doesn't Rhyme with Western Medicine': Lay Beliefs and Illness Networks in Kenya / Nancy Luke, Ina Warriner and Susan Cotts Watkins. 4. Money, Marriage, and Morality: Constraints of IVF Treatment-Seeking among Infertile Egyptian Couples / Marcia C. Inhorn. 5. Risk, Vulnerability, Harm Reduction: Preventing STIs in Southeast Asia by Antibiotic Prophylaxis, a Misguided Practice / Mark Nichter -- pt. II. Discourse, Practice, and Reproductive Choices. 6. Managing 'the Missing Girls' in Chinese Population Discourse / Susan Greenhalgh. 7. Reproductive Health Counselling in the Islamic Republic of Iran: The Role of Women Mullahs / Homa Hoodfar. 8. Abortion in Egypt: Official Constraints and Popular Practices / Dale Huntington. 9. The Reproductive Consequences of Shifting Ethnic Identity in South Africa / Carol E. Kaufman and Deborah James. 10. Critical Perspectives: The Feminist Critique of Medicine, Medicalization, and the Making of Breast Implant Policy / Nora Jacobson -- pt. III. Culture, Reproduction, and Rights. 11. Two Cultural Approaches for Understanding the Reproductive Health Consequences of Marital Violence in an Indian Area of Mexico / Soledad Gonzalez Montes. 12. Eliminating Stigmatization: Application of the New Genetics in Japan / Margaret Lock. 13. Re-theorizing Reproductive Health and Rights in the Light of Feminist Cross-cultural Research / Rosalind P. Petchesky. 14. Culturalism as Ideology / Didier Fassin
Control code
48767677
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 333 pages
Isbn
9780199246892
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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