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1st Edition

The Politics of Family Planning in the Third World

Edited By

T. E. Smith

ISBN 9780415851404
Published March 15, 2013 by Routledge
352 Pages

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Book 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.

Table of 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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