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India’s Family Planning Programme : Policies, Practices and Challenges (Hardcover) (Leela Visaria

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This book closely examines the changes, challenges and shifts in India’s family planning programme since its inception in 1952. It discusses the dynamics of population growth, the demographic dividend, family planning and its impact on maternal and child health, and the pressures from various quarters to remove method-specific contraceptive targets from the programme. The volume highlights the shortcomings in the delivery of services by the public sector and the critical role of non-government organisations in research, promotion and advocacy.

Rich in empirical data, this book will be an indispensable resource for scholars, policymakers, organisations and NGOs concerned with population and demographic studies. It will also interest those in sociology, public policy and public health.

Number of Pages: 182
Genre: Social Science
Sub-Genre: Third World Development, Sociology / General, Demography
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Leela Visaria & Rajani R. Ved
Language: English
Street Date: January 29, 2016
TCIN: 50900882
UPC: 9781138118980
Item Number (DPCI): 248-12-6172
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