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Women's health in mainland Southeast Asia

Author: Andrea Whittaker
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012.
Series: Women & health, v. 35, no. 4.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A thought-provoking look at women's health in developing nations! This book shows how war, military regimes, industrialization, urbanization, and social upheaval have all affected the choices Southeast Asian women make about their health and health care. When you read these first-person accounts from Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Burma, you'll be drawn into the lives of women dealing with drastic changes in their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Whittaker, Andrea.
Women's Health In Mainland Southeast Asia.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Whittaker
ISBN: 9781136409523 1136409521
OCLC Number: 819635715
Notes: Reproducing Inequalities: Abortion Policy and Practice in ThailandIndex.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Women's Health in Mainland Southeast Asia; Copyright; Contents; Introduction: Reflections on Gender, Power and Health in Mainland Southeast Asia; Gendered Bodies: Recruitment, Management and Occupational Health in Northern Thailand's Electronics Factories; Female Garment Factory Workers in Cambodia: Migration, Sex Work and HIV/AIDS; Negotiating Care: Reproductive Tract Infections in Vietnam; Women's Health in Northeast Thailand: Working at the Interface Between the Local and the Global; Menstrual Madness: Women's Health and Well-Being in Urban Burma.
Series Title: Women & health, v. 35, no. 4.
Responsibility: Andrea Whittaker, editor.

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A thought-provoking look at women's health in developing nations! This book shows how war, military regimes, industrialization, urbanization, and social upheaval have all affected the choices Southeast Asian women make about their health and health care. When you read these first-person accounts from Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Burma, you'll be drawn into the lives of women dealing with drastic changes in their societies. The meticulous case studies in this book examine how social, cultural, and economic forces contribute to the way women make personal health care decisions. Wome.

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