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Women''s Bodies Women''s Worries : Health and Family Planning in a Vietnamese Rural Commune

By: Gammeltoft, Tine.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012Description: 1 online resource (288 p.).ISBN: 9781136112904.Subject(s): Birth control | Birth control -- Vietnam | Health and hygiene | Social conditions | Vietnam | Women | Women -- Health and hygiene -- VietnamGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Women''s Bodies Women''s Worries : Health and Family Planning in a Vietnamese Rural CommuneDDC classification: 305.4209597 | 363.9/6/09597 | 363.9609597 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Front Cover; Women''s BodiesWomen''s Worries; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Prologue; 1. Introduction; 2. Fieldwork; 3. Planning Happy Families; 4. The IUD and Women''s Health; 5. Body and Health; 6. Local Moral Worlds; 7. The Expression of Distress; 8. Conclusion: Antropologies of Suffering and Resistance; References; Index
Summary: The first fully-fledged ethnography on health-related issues to come out of contemporary Vietnam, this study of women''s lives in a rural commune in Vietnam''s Red River delta examines the impact of Vietnam''s ambitious family planning policy on the health and lives of rural women.
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Front Cover; Women''s BodiesWomen''s Worries; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Prologue; 1. Introduction; 2. Fieldwork; 3. Planning Happy Families; 4. The IUD and Women''s Health; 5. Body and Health; 6. Local Moral Worlds; 7. The Expression of Distress; 8. Conclusion: Antropologies of Suffering and Resistance; References; Index

The first fully-fledged ethnography on health-related issues to come out of contemporary Vietnam, this study of women''s lives in a rural commune in Vietnam''s Red River delta examines the impact of Vietnam''s ambitious family planning policy on the health and lives of rural women.

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