Safe Motherhood in a Globalized World

Safe Motherhood in a Globalized World


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415853408
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/22/2013
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Barbara Wejnert is Professor and Chair of the Department of Global Gender Studies at the University at Buffalo, SUNY.

Suzanne K. Steinmetz is Professor of Sociology at Indiana University-Purdue University - Indianapolis (IUPUI) and editor of Marriage & Family Review.

Nirupama Prakash is Chief of the Women Studies & Societal Development Unit at the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, India.

Table of Contents


1. Conceptual Framework for Integrating Holistic Perspectives and Approaches to Problems of Safe Motherhood Barbara Wejnert, Suzanne K. Steinmetz and Nirupama Prakash

2. Effects of Global Democracy on Women’s Reproductive Health: 1970-2005, Cross-World Analysis Barbara Wejnert

3. Communicating Safe Motherhood: Strategic Messaging in a Globalized World Santosh Vijaykumar

4. The Impact of Culture on Lactations Policies: the Case of US and Liberia Andrea Parrot

5. Public-Private Partnership for Maternal Health in Africa: prospects and challenges Marieme Lo

6. Consequences of Pain in Early Life and its Remedy: Maternal Responsibility Manasi Bhattacharjee, Suman Jain and Rashmi Mathur

7. Health Status and Pregnancy Outcome in Patients Attending Prenatal Care Sanajana R. Bhat

8. Psychological Disorders in Postpartum Women: The Impact on the Mother and the Child. Current Issues in Remediation in India Elizabeth Daniel


9. Maternal Health Policies in Countries in Transition: Poland and Kyrgyzstan, 1990-2006 Barbara Wejnert, Andrea Parrot, and Alma Djumabaeva

10. Maternal Health in Post-Soviet Georgia Tamar Dagargulia and Medo Badashvili

11. Safe Motherhood in the Context of Nepal Bidya Bhattarai

12. Charity or Entitlement Conundrum: Welfare Policies and Safe Motherhood in the Impoverished Buffalo, New York Katheleen Cimasi and Barbara Wejnert


13. Ensuring Safe Motherhood by Using ICT Tools in Behavioral Change Communication Anjana Maitra

14. The Role of Information and Communication Technologies in Addressing Safe Motherhood in South Asia Geeta Malhotra

15. Maternal Health Care Services in Himalayas Surekha Kishore

16. Geographical Perspectives on Safe Motherhood in the Hill Country of Sri Lanka. A Case Study of the Doragala Tea Plantation in Pussellawa Ram Alagan and Seela Aladuwaka

17. Strategies for Measuring and Promoting Mothers’ Social Support Networks Cyprian Wejnert

18. Training Camp on Safe Motherhood in Rural India: A Research Note Nirupama Prakash

19. Lessons on Safe Motherhood: Conclusions and Policy Recommendations Suzanne K. Steinmetz

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