Selected readings in the cultural, social and behavioural determinants of health / edited by John C. Caldwell and Gigi Santow.

By: Caldwell, John Charles
Contributor(s): Santow, Gigi | Australian National University. Health Transition Centre
Language: English Publisher: Canberra : Health Transition Centre, 1989 (1991).Description: xix, 294p. : diags., tbls. ; 25cm.
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Includes bibls. - 1991 reprint. - Contents: Chap.1 Routes to low mortality in poor countries / John C. Caldwell; Chap.2 Household influences on childhood mortality: evidence from historical and recent mortality trends / Alaka M. Basu; Chap.3 Resources, knowledge and child mortality: a comparison of the US in the late nineteenth century and developing countries today / Samuel H. Preston; Chap.4 Maternal education and child survival in developing countries: the search for pathways of influence / John G. Cleland and Jerome K. van Ginneken; Chap.5 Mass education as a detrminant of mortality decline / John C. Caldwell; Chap.6 The influence of maternal education on infant and child mortality in Bangladesh / Shiley Lindenbaum, Manisha Chakraborty and Mohammed Elias; Chap.7 Cultural dimensions of the mother's contribution to child survival / John Simons; Chap.8 Sex bias in the family allocation of food and health care in rural Bangladesh / Lincoln C. Chen, Emdadul Huq and Stan D'Souza; Chap.9 Knowledge attitudes and practices related to child health and mortality in Sine-Saloum, Senegal / Michel Garenne and Francine van de Walle; Chap.10 Inequalities between men and women in nutrition and family welfare services: an in-depth enquiry in an Indian village / M.E. Khan, Richard Anker, S.K. Ghosh Dastidar and Shashi Bairathi; Chap.11 The social component of mortality decline: an investigation in South India employing alternative methodologies / John C. Caldwell, P.H. Reddy and Pat Caldwell; Chap.12 Sensitization to illness and risk of death: an explanation for Sri-Lanka's approach to good health for all / John C. Caldwell, Indra Gajanayake, Pat Caldwell and Indrani Peiris; Chap.13 Can collaborative programmes between biomedical and African indigenous health practioners succeed? / Edward C. Green; Chap.14 Will primary health care reduce infant and child mortality? W.Henry Mosley; Appendix 1: Contents list of `What we know about health transition: Proceedings of an International Workshop, Canberra, May 1989' / John Caldwell; Appendix 2: List of papers presented at `Measurement of health transition concepts' Health Transition Workshop, London, June 1989.