Women's Health In Mainland Southeast Asia
Edited by Andrea Whittaker
Routledge – 2002 – 144 pages
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. Women’s Health in Mainland Southeast Asia offers a thought-provoking look into the lives of women in this developing part of the world.
Topics addressed in Women’s Health in Mainland Southeast Asia include: