Abortion in Asia : local dilemmas, global politics / edited by Andrea Whittaker

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Subjects: Abortion--Asia
Abortion--Government policy--Asia
Reproductive rights--Asia
Women's rights--Asia
Women--Social conditions--Asia
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Berghahn Books, 2010
Series: Fertility, reproduction, and sexuality v. 20
Fertility, reproduction, and sexuality v. 20
LC Classification: H, HQ
Physical Description: xii, 253 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: List of Figures
Acknowledgements
Contributors
1. Abortion in Asia: An overview / Andrea Whittaker 1
2. Contraceptive use and unsafe abortion in rural Cambodia / Phirun Lam 39
3. Between remembering and forgetting: Maintaining moral motherhood after late-term abortion / Tine M. Gammeltoft 56
4. Violence, poverty and ẁeakness'- Interpersonal and institutional reasons why Burmese women on the Thai border utilise abortion / Suzanne Belton 78
5. Quality of care and pregnancy terminations for adolescent women in urban slums, Bangladesh / Sabina Faiz Rashid 102
6. Choosing abortion providers in rural Tamil Nadu: Balancing costs and quality of care / Periti J. Pelto 123
7. Abortion in Vietnam: History, culture and politics collide in the era of doi moi / Amanda Huber 149
8. Abortion and politics in Indonesia / Ninuk Widyantoro 175
9. Access to abortion services in Malaysia: A rights-based approach / Yut-Lin Wong 199
10. Improving access to safe termination of pregnancy in Thailand: An analysis of policy developments from 1999 to 2006 / Kamheang Chaturachinda 221
11. Epilogue: Further challenges / Andrea Whittaker 240
Glossary 248
Index 250
Additional Authors: Whittaker, Andrea (Andrea M.), 1967-
Notes: LCCN: 2010011008
ISBN: 9781845457341 (hardback : alk. paper)
ISBN: 184545734X (hardback : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Abortion in Asia : an overview / Andrea Whittaker -- Contraceptive use and unsafe abortion in rural Cambodia / Elizabeth Hoban, Tung Rathavy and Phirun Lam -- Between remembering and forgetting : maintaining moral motherhood after late-term abortion / Tine M. Gammeltoft -- Violence, poverty, and 'weakness' : interpersonal and institutional reasons why Burmese women on the Thai border utilise abortion / Suzanne Belton -- Quality of care and pregnancy terminations for adolescent women in urban slums, Bangladesh / Sabina Faiz Rashid -- Choosing abortion providers in rural Tamil Nadu : balancing costs and quality of care / Lakshmi Ramachandar and Pertti J. Pelto -- Abortion in Vietnam : history, culture and politics collide in the era of doi moi / Merrill Wolf ... [et al.] -- Abortion and politics in Indonesia / Terence H. Hull and Ninuk Widyantoro -- Access to abortion services in Malaysia : a rights-based approach / Rashidah Abdullah and Yut-Lin Wong -- Improving access to safe termination of pregnancy in Thailand : an analysis of the policy development during 1999 to 2006 / Nongluk Boonthai ... [et al.] -- Epilogue : further challenges / Andrea Whittaker
OCLC Number: 555673152
ISBN/ISSN: 9781845457341
184545734X