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Title Women's global health : norms and state policies / edited by Lyn Boyd-Judson and Patrick James.

Publication Info. Lanham : Lexington Books, [2014]


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Description 1 online resource (v, 172 pages)
Note Print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Women's global health, norms, and state policies / Lyn Boyd-Judson and Patrick James -- Gender equity : United Nations, closing the gender gap in global health : norms, international aid, and outcomes for women's health / Debra L. DeLaet -- Prostitution and trafficking : Sweden, Netherlands, and Germany, social norms and policies on prostitution and trafficking : Swedish, Dutch, and German evidence / Nadejda Marinova and Patrick James -- Abortion legality : Mozambique and Tanzania, morality, legality, and health : the influence of the grounds of abortion legality on abortion-related health issues / Laura Sjoberg -- Global gag rule on abortion speech : United States, US family planning policy and domestic divisions : implications for women's reproductive health / Karen L. Baird -- Breastfeeding and the role of the state : Iran, state policies restricting access to infant formula : ethics and impact on women's and children's health / Leah R. Perlman and Kathryn Roberts -- Government cash incentives for institutional deliveries : India, ethics and global health promotion : the government-sponsored Janani Suraksha Yojana maternal health financing scheme in India / Katherine Ba-Thike and Ayushi Gummadi -- Expanding dimensions of women's health : Sri Lanka, beyond reproduction : a new shift in women's health in Sri Lanka? / Darshi Thoradeniya -- What have we learned? / Patrick James and Lyn Boyd-Judson.
Summary Women's Global Health: Norms and State Policies is a comprehensive assessment of the health of women around the globe that will inform debates underway in the fields of ethics, women's studies, and international studies. Through case studies of the United Nations, Sweden, the Nerthlands, Germany, Mozambique, Tanzania, the United States, Iran, Sri Lanka, and India, this book examines how the laws and policies of a nation-state affect women's health.
Language Text in English.
Subject Women's health services -- Law and legislation.
Women -- Health and hygiene.
Women's rights.
World health.
Women's Health -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Public Policy.
Social Control, Formal.
Global Health -- legislation & jurisprudence.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Security.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare.
Women -- Health and hygiene. (OCoLC)fst01176758
Women's health services -- Law and legislation. (OCoLC)fst01178742
Women's rights. (OCoLC)fst01178818
World health. (OCoLC)fst01181338
Added Author Boyd-Judson, Lyn, 1964- editor.
James, Patrick, 1957- editor.
Other Form: Print version: Women's global health. Lanham : Lexington Books, [2014] 9780739188880 (DLC) 2013033424 (OCoLC)856623133
ISBN 9780739188897 (electronic bk.)
0739188895 (electronic bk.)
1306282500 (electronic bk.)
9781306282505 (electronic bk.)
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