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Author Nie, Jing-Bao, 1962-

Title Behind the silence : Chinese voices on abortion / Jing-Bao Nie.

Publication Info. Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., [2005]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  363.46 N665B    Check Shelf
Description x, 294 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Asian voices
Asian voices (Rowman and Littlefield, Inc.)
Note "Foreword by Arthur Kleinman"--Cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-275) and index.
Contents Listening to the silence: the absence of public debate and its meaning -- "Instructions" from above: official positions -- The forgotten controversies: heritage of imperial times -- Tidings from the populace: consensus and contention in the survey results -- Bitterness beyond words: women's narratives -- Fulfilling discordant duties: doctors' narratives -- An inquiry into coerced abortion: sociocultural and ethical issues -- The challenge of cross-cultural dialogue: taking seriously China's internal plurality.
Subject Abortion -- China.
Abortion -- Moral and ethical aspects -- China.
Birth control -- China.
China -- Population policy.
Women's studies -- China.
Eugenics -- China.
Abortion, Induced -- ethics -- China.
Abortion, Induced -- psychology -- China.
Family Planning Policy -- China.
ISBN 0742523705 cloth alkaline paper
0742523713 paperback alkaline paper
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