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Title Borders of being : citizenship, fertility, and sexuality in Asia and the Pacific / edited by Margaret Jolly and Kalpana Ram
Published Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [2001]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  306.4 Jol/Bob  DUE 30-06-20
Description xii, 326 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
regular print
Contents Introduction: Embodied States - Familial and National Genealogies in Asia and the Pacific / Margaret Jolly -- Ch. 1. Government Agency, Women's Agency: Feminisms, Fertility, and Population Control / Kathryn Robinson -- Ch. 2. Her Body and Her Being: Of Widows and Abducted Women in Post-Partition India / Ritu Menon and Kamla Bhasin -- Ch. 3. Rationalizing Fecund Bodies: Family Planning Policy and the Modern Indian Nation-State / Kalpana Ram -- Ch. 4. Keep It in the Family: Government, Marriage, and Sex in Contemporary China / Gary Sigley -- Ch. 5. Doing God's Work: Citizenship, Gender, and Sexuality in the Philippines / Anne-Marie Hilsdon -- Ch. 6. Fecundity and the Fertility Decline in Bali / Lynette Parker -- Ch. 7. Empowerment or Control? Northeast Thai Women and Family Planning / Andrea Whittaker -- Ch. 8. Mutual Goals? Family Planning on Simbo, Western Solomon Islands / Christine M. Dureau
Ch. 9. Infertile States: Person and Collectivity, Region and Nation in the Rhetoric of Pacific Population / Margaret Jolly
Analysis Sociology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Human body -- Social aspects -- Asia.
Human body -- Social aspects -- Oceania.
Sex role -- Asia.
Sex role -- Oceania.
Birth control -- Government policy -- Asia.
Birth control -- Government policy -- Oceania.
Women -- Asia -- Social conditions.
Women -- Oceania -- Social conditions.
Asia -- Social life and customs.
Oceania -- Social life and customs.
Author Ram, Kalpana.
Jolly, Margaret.
LC no. 00010459
ISBN 0472097555 cloth alkaline paper
0472067559 paperback