The editors provide a state-of-the-art review of the scattered Indian literature on infant mortality. A multivariate analysis assesses the relative contribution of vaccination, birth attendants, mother′s literacy and poverty in explaining inter-state differences in rural infant mortality. Chapters report on community health projects and examine the correlates and determinants of infant mortality in Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh.
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′a very readable book and, despite its focus on India, it provides valuable insights into infant mortality in developing countries generally.′ - People
`fulfills a long felt need of compilation of scattered literature on recent research on infant mortality in India. It would be of immense help to policy makers, social and medical scientists.... will be an asset to any serious worker in the field of infant survival. Needless to say, this book must find a place in all the medical libraries.′ - Indian Paediatrics
`provides the only systematic and comprehensive analysis to date of the trends, patterns, differentials and causes of infant mortality in India.... a very readable book and... it provides valuable insights into infant mortality in developing countries generally.′ Devlopment
`The style of the various papers is both academic and down-to-earth with a lot of research content in them... The book is useful for both child welfare and medical personnel.′ - Social Welfare
`A collection of original essays presented at a seminar, this volume provides a comprehensive review of infant mortality as an indicator of the level of socio-economic development in India... The inter-disciplinary dialogue between social scientists and health professionals initiated in this book will be of lasting value.′ - Social Action Book Review Supplement
`This may be the first comprehensive document on infant mortality in India... The book is, therefore, of considerable importance since it represents important statistical material as well as the views of a number of experts on the subject.′ - The Telegraph
`This book fills a large gap in our knowledge about and understanding of infant mortality in India... many of the general finding and the methodological issues that are discussed apply to infant mortality in developing countries generally. It should therefore be of interest to a wide audience. - Health Policy and Planning
`...the editors should be congratulated for bringing together scattered materials on infant mortality in India in one volume.... By providing a glimpse of the current literature, the book will undoubtedly inform and stimulate future research.′ - Population Studies
`The book is extremely welcome, as it fills a major need for a source that pulls together available information on infant mortality in India....The substantive findings pertain mostly to social development and health service delivery. It is essential reading for anyone interested in infant mortality in India.′ - Contributions to Indian Sociology
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Descrizione libro Sage Publications, New Delhi / Newbury Park, Calif., 1988. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good. 8vo, hardcover. Vg+ condition in vg+ dj, contents bright & clean, binding tight; dj very slightly edge-rubbed. 398 p. Codice libro della libreria 1090310.37
Descrizione libro SAGE Publications August, 1988, 1988. Condizione libro: Very Good. *Price HAS BEEN reduced this weekend for our July ABEBOOKS SALE!* 398 pp., hardcover, minor marginalia in red pen, else near very good in near very good dust jacket. Codice libro della libreria ZB450745
Descrizione libro Sage Publications, 1988. Hardback. Condizione libro: Very Good. Condizione sovraccoperta: Very Good. First edition.. 1st 1988. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper. [S]. Codice libro della libreria 652294