Author:Andrea Whittaker


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Abortion in Asia: Local Dilemmas, Global Politics

By: Andrea Whittaker

Price: $18.05

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Cambridge University Press: 2013

Seller ID: 101494

ISBN: 9789382993155

Condition: New

The issue of abortion forces a confrontation with the effects of poverty and economic inequalities local moral worlds and the cultural and social perceptions of the female body gender and reproduction. Based on extensive original field research this provocative collection presents case studies from India Thailand Cambodia Burma Vietnam Bangladesh and Indonesia. It includes powerful insight into the conditions and hard choices faced by women and the circumstances surrounding unplanned pregnancies. It explores the connections among poverty violence barriers to access and the politics and strateg... View more info