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Birth on the Threshold: Childbirth and and Modernity in South India by Cecilia Van Hollen - First edition - 2003 - from Sanctum Books (SKU: 3901)

Birth on the Threshold: Childbirth and and Modernity in South India

Birth on the Threshold: Childbirth and and Modernity in South India by Cecilia Van Hollen - First edition - 2003 - from Sanctum Books (SKU: 3901)
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Birth on the Threshold: Childbirth and and Modernity in South India

by Cecilia Van Hollen

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ISBN 13
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Cambridge University Press/ Zubaan Publications, 2003. First edition. Hardcover. New. Even childbirth is afected by globalization---and in India, as elsewhere, the trend is away from home births assisted by midwives towards hospital births that increasingly rely on new technologies. Contents Maps appear on pages 17 and 30 Acknowledgments Note on Transliteration Prologue: Birth on the Threshold Introduction: Childbirth and Modernity in Tamil Nadu 1. The Professionalization of Obstetrics in Colonial India: The “Problem” of Childbirth in Colonial Discourse 2. Maternal and Child Health Services in the Postcolonial Era 3. Bangles of Neem, Bangles of Gold: Pregnant Women as Auspicious Burdens 4. Invoking Vali: Painful Technologies of Birth 5. Moving Targets: The Routinization of IUD Insertions in Public Maternity Wards 6. “Baby Friendly” Hospitals and Bad Mothers: Maneuvering Development during the Postpartum Period Conclusion: Reproductive Rights, “Choices,” And Resistance Epilogue Appendix I. Sample Interview Questionnaires Appendix II. Official Structure of Maternal-Child Health Care Institutions and Practitioners in Tamil Nadu, 1995 Glossary Notes Bibliography Index Printed Pages: 312.

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Bookseller's Inventory #
3901
Title
Birth on the Threshold: Childbirth and and Modernity in South India
Author
Cecilia Van Hollen
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
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Edition
First edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
8186706720
ISBN 13
9788186706725
Publisher
Cambridge University Press/ Zubaan Publications
Place of Publication
New Delhi, India
Date Published
2003
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Birth on the Threshold: Childbirth and and Modernity in South IndiaCecilia Van Hollen9788186706725

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