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Author Seltzer, Judith R., 1948-

Title The origins and evolution of family planning programs in developing countries / Judith R. Seltzer.

Publication Info. Santa Monica, CA : Rand, 2002.


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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 185 pages).
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Series Online Rand research documents
Online Rand research documents.
Note "MR-1276-WFHF/DLPF/RF"--Page 4 of cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 143-173) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Origins and Evolution of Family Planning Programs -- Demographic Rationale -- Health Rationale -- Other Human Rights Concerns -- Conclusions, Lessons Learned, and Policy Implications.
Summary Despite widespread acceptance, family planning programs have been controversial since their inception. This report examines the origins of family planning programs and the criticisms they have faced during four decades of existence. It also assesses the validity of these criticisms and analyzes programs' responses to them and to lessons learned from research on effectiveness and quality.
Note Print version record.
Subject Birth control -- Developing countries -- History.
Federal aid to family planning -- Developing countries -- History.
Birth control -- Developing countries -- Management.
Developing countries -- Population policy.
Family Planning Services -- history.
Developing Countries.
Family Planning Policy -- history.
Human Rights.
Population Growth.
Reproductive Medicine.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Abortion & Birth Control.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Demography.
Birth control. (OCoLC)fst00833148
Birth control -- Management. (OCoLC)fst00833179
Federal aid to family planning. (OCoLC)fst01728988
Population policy. (OCoLC)fst01071601
Developing countries. (OCoLC)fst01242969
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Print version: Seltzer, Judith R., 1948- Origins and evolution of family planning programs in developing countries. Santa Monica, CA : Rand, 2002 0833029282 (DLC) 2001048313 (OCoLC)47791013
ISBN 0833033743 (electronic bk.)
9780833033741 (electronic bk.)
Report No. RAND/MR-1276-WFHF/DLPF/RF
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