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The Resource Birth on the threshold : childbirth and modernity in South India, Cecilia Van Hollen, (electronic resource)

Birth on the threshold : childbirth and modernity in South India, Cecilia Van Hollen, (electronic resource)

Label
Birth on the threshold : childbirth and modernity in South India
Title
Birth on the threshold
Title remainder
childbirth and modernity in South India
Statement of responsibility
Cecilia Van Hollen
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Van Hollen, Cecilia Coale
Dewey number
618.2/00954
LC call number
RG530.3.I42
LC item number
I583 2003
NLM call number
  • 2003 M-384
  • WA 310
NLM item number
V217ba 2003
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Maternal Health Services
  • Labor, Obstetric
  • Women's Health
  • India
Label
Birth on the threshold : childbirth and modernity in South India, Cecilia Van Hollen, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally presented as the author's thesis (Ph.D)--University of California, Berkeley, 1998; under the title: Birthing on the threshold
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-279) and index
Contents
The professionalization of obstetrics in colonial India: the problem of childbirth in colonial discourse -- Maternal and child health services in the postcolonial era -- Bangles of neem, bangles of gold: pregnant women as auspicious burdens -- Invoking vali: painful technologies of birth -- Moving targets: the routinization of IUD insertions in public maternity wards: insertions in public maternity wards -- "Baby friendly" hospitals and bad mothers: maneuvering development during the postpartum period -- Conclusion: reproductive rights, "choices", and resistance
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000112636
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780520223592
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003003890
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000112636
Label
Birth on the threshold : childbirth and modernity in South India, Cecilia Van Hollen, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Originally presented as the author's thesis (Ph.D)--University of California, Berkeley, 1998; under the title: Birthing on the threshold
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-279) and index
Contents
The professionalization of obstetrics in colonial India: the problem of childbirth in colonial discourse -- Maternal and child health services in the postcolonial era -- Bangles of neem, bangles of gold: pregnant women as auspicious burdens -- Invoking vali: painful technologies of birth -- Moving targets: the routinization of IUD insertions in public maternity wards: insertions in public maternity wards -- "Baby friendly" hospitals and bad mothers: maneuvering development during the postpartum period -- Conclusion: reproductive rights, "choices", and resistance
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000112636
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780520223592
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003003890
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000112636

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