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Author LinkVan Hollen, Cecilia Coale,author.
Title LinkBirth in the age of AIDS : women, reproduction, and HIV/AIDS in India / Cecilia Van Hollen.
Distribution Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2013]
©2013
Description xii, 274 pages :  illustrations ;  24 cm.
Type of Material Monograph
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-264) and index.
Contents Contents: Prologue : into the well and out again -- Birth in the age of AIDS -- India responds to the epidemic -- "The HIV test is like an immunization" : scenes from prenatal HIV counseling -- "I don’t need my husband’s permission?" : women’s views on HIV/AIDS and decisions about prenatal testing -- HIV/AIDS and the gendering of stigma -- To birth or not to birth? : constraints and pragmatics in HIV-positive women’s childbearing decisions -- HIV-positive women give birth : deception and determination -- Breast or bottle? : HIV-positive women’s responses to global health policy on infant feeding -- Creating a storm : activists’ hopes and mothers’ fears -- Epilogue : memory boxes.
Subject LinkAIDS (Disease) in pregnancy -- India.
LinkPregnant women -- Services for -- India.
LinkHIV-positive women -- Services for -- India.
LinkHIV infections -- Transmission -- India -- Prevention.
LinkAIDS (Disease) -- Social aspects -- India.
LinkChildbirth -- Social aspects -- India.
LinkMedical anthropology -- India.

System Number 000666895
ISBN Link9780804784221 (cloth : alk. paper)
Link0804784221 (cloth : alk. paper)
Link9780804784238 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Link080478423X (pbk. : alk. paper)

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