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The Politics of Family Planning in the Third World

Edited by T. E. Smith

Routledge – 2011 – 348 pages

Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

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Description

First published in 1973, this book is an attempt to examine the political determinants (as opposed to the more usual emphasis upon consequences) of contemporary population policy formation and action in developing countries, with particular reference to policy relating to family limitation.

Contents

1. Historical Perspectives 2. Developments in the 1960s 3. Family Planning in Continental Sub-Saharan Africa 4. Kenya’s Population and Family Planning Policy: A Challenge to Development Communication 5. Mauritius: Religion and Population Pressure 6. Fiji: A Study of Ethnic Plurality and Family Planning 7. Singapore: Family Planning in an Urban Environment 8. Family Planning in West Malaysia: The Triumph of Economics and Health over Politics 9. Family Planning in Ceylon 10. Conclusions

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Description: Edited by T. E. Smith. First published in 1973, this book is an attempt to examine the political determinants (as opposed to the more usual emphasis upon consequences) of contemporary population policy formation and action in developing countries, with particular reference to...
Categories: Development Economics, Social Inequality, Demography, Development Studies, Cities & the Developing World, Development Policy, Rural Development, Development Theory, Urban Development, Health & Development, Politics & Development, Regional Development