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The Resource Birth in the age of AIDS : women, reproduction and HIV/AIDS in India, Cecilia Van Hollen

Birth in the age of AIDS : women, reproduction and HIV/AIDS in India, Cecilia Van Hollen

Label
Birth in the age of AIDS : women, reproduction and HIV/AIDS in India
Title
Birth in the age of AIDS
Title remainder
women, reproduction and HIV/AIDS in India
Statement of responsibility
Cecilia Van Hollen
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Birth in the Age of AIDS is a vivid and poignant portrayal of the experiences of HIV-positive women in India during pregnancy, birth, and motherhood at the beginning of the 21st century. The government of India, together with global health organizations, established an important public health initiative to prevent HIV transmission from mother to child. While this program, which targets poor women attending public maternity hospitals, has improved health outcomes for infants, it has resulted in sometimes devastatingly negative consequences for poor, young mothers because these women
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Van Hollen, Cecilia Coale
Dewey number
362.196979200954
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RG580.A44 .V36 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2013 D-932
  • WC 503.3
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • AIDS (Disease) in pregnancy
  • Pregnant women
  • HIV-positive women
  • HIV infections
  • AIDS (Disease)
  • Childbirth
  • Medical anthropology
  • Pregnancy Complications, Infectious
  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
  • Anthropology, Medical
  • HIV Infections
  • HIV Infections
  • HIV
  • Pregnant Women
  • India
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • AIDS (Disease) in pregnancy
  • AIDS (Disease)
  • Childbirth
  • HIV-positive women
  • Medical anthropology
  • Pregnant women
  • India
Label
Birth in the age of AIDS : women, reproduction and HIV/AIDS in India, Cecilia Van Hollen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-264) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Note on Statistics and Transliteration; Abbreviations; Prologue: Into the Well and Out Again; 1. Birth in the Age of AIDS; 2. India Responds to the Epidemic; 3. "The HIV Test Is Like an Immunization": Scenes from Prenatal HIV Counseling; 4. "I Don't Need My Husband's Permission": Women's Views on HIV/AIDS and Decisions About Prenatal Testing; 5. HIV/AIDS and the Gendering of Stigma; 6. To Birth or Not to Birth? : Constraints and Pragmaticsin HIV-Positive Women's Childbearing Decisions; 7. HIV-Positive Women Give Birth: Deception and Determination
  • 8. Breast or Bottle? : HIV-Positive Women's Responses to Global Health Policy on Infant Feeding9. Creating a Storm: Activists' Hopes and Mothers' Fears; Epilogue: Memory Boxes; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
830161148
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 274 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804786140
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)830161148
Label
Birth in the age of AIDS : women, reproduction and HIV/AIDS in India, Cecilia Van Hollen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-264) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Note on Statistics and Transliteration; Abbreviations; Prologue: Into the Well and Out Again; 1. Birth in the Age of AIDS; 2. India Responds to the Epidemic; 3. "The HIV Test Is Like an Immunization": Scenes from Prenatal HIV Counseling; 4. "I Don't Need My Husband's Permission": Women's Views on HIV/AIDS and Decisions About Prenatal Testing; 5. HIV/AIDS and the Gendering of Stigma; 6. To Birth or Not to Birth? : Constraints and Pragmaticsin HIV-Positive Women's Childbearing Decisions; 7. HIV-Positive Women Give Birth: Deception and Determination
  • 8. Breast or Bottle? : HIV-Positive Women's Responses to Global Health Policy on Infant Feeding9. Creating a Storm: Activists' Hopes and Mothers' Fears; Epilogue: Memory Boxes; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
830161148
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 274 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804786140
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)830161148

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