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Reproductive Health in India (History, Politics, Controversies)
Reproductive Health in India (History, Politics, Controversies)
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About the Book:

Within the scholarly fields of demography, development studies, medica anthropology and public policy, the history of reproduction has been dominated by preconceived and often a historical ideas about India's supposed long-term trend towards "over-population." When these scholarly fields have invoked histories of fertility and contraception, these histories have largely been made to serve as the "pre-modern" antithesis to a fully "modern" future.

In contrast, Reproductive Health in India brings together historians to tackle the complex questions of reproduction in modern India. Taken together, the essays interrogate the very idea that reproduction is simply a clinch-pin for effecting other social and economic transformations. Instead, these histories map out and ask questions of the institutions, discourses and practices by which women's reproductive health came to hold meaning and play strategic roles in the multiple and at times competing agendas such as social reform, the medical sciences, cultural nationalism, and colonial public health.

About the Author:

Sarah Hodges, Lecturer, Department of History, University of Warwick. UK.

Contributors:

DAVID ARNOLD is Professor of South Asian History in the History Department, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.

ANNA ARYEE is in her final year of clinical medical studies at Imperial College, University of London.

SUPRIYA GUHA is an independent scholar based in Switzerland

CHARU GUPTA is Reader in History, University of Delhi

SARAH HODGES is Lecturer in the Department of History, University of Warwick

MANEESHA LAL is Assistant Professor of History and Asian and Asian American Studies at Binghamton University (State University of New York)

ANSHU MALHOTRA is Reader in the History Department, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Delhi.

BARBARA N. RAMUSACK is Charles Phelps Taft Professor of History at the University of Cincinnati

CONTENTS

Page
Acknowledgementsvii
List of Contributorsix
1.Towards a History of Reproduction in Modern India
SARAH HODGES
1
2.Official Attitudes to Population, Birth Control
and Reproductive Health in India, 1921-1946
DAVID ARNOLD
22
3.Authority and Ambivalence: Medical Women
and Birth Control in India
BARBARA N. RAMUSACK
51
4.Purdah as Pathology: Gender and the Circulation
of Medical Knowledge in Late Colonial India
MANEESHA LAL
85
5.Indian Eugenics in an Age of Reform
SARAH HODGES
115
6."The Best Swadeshi": Reproductive Health
in Bengal, 1840-1940
SUPRIYA GUHA
139
7.Hindu Wombs, Muslim Progeny: The Numbers
Game and Shifting Debates on Widow Remarriage
in Uttar Pradesh, 1890s-1930s
CHARU GUPTA
167
8.Of Dais and Midwives: 'Middle Class' Interventions
in the Management of Reproductive Health
in Colonial Punjab
ANSHU MALHOTRA
199
9.Gandhi and Mrs. Sanger Debate Birth Control:
Comment
ANNA ARYEE
227
10.Archive: Gandhi and Mrs. Sanger Debate Birth
Control
235
Glossary248
Index250

Reproductive Health in India (History, Politics, Controversies)

Item Code:
IDG480
Cover:
Hardcover
Edition:
2006
ISBN:
8125029397
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8.5" X 5.5"
Pages:
275
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About the Book:

Within the scholarly fields of demography, development studies, medica anthropology and public policy, the history of reproduction has been dominated by preconceived and often a historical ideas about India's supposed long-term trend towards "over-population." When these scholarly fields have invoked histories of fertility and contraception, these histories have largely been made to serve as the "pre-modern" antithesis to a fully "modern" future.

In contrast, Reproductive Health in India brings together historians to tackle the complex questions of reproduction in modern India. Taken together, the essays interrogate the very idea that reproduction is simply a clinch-pin for effecting other social and economic transformations. Instead, these histories map out and ask questions of the institutions, discourses and practices by which women's reproductive health came to hold meaning and play strategic roles in the multiple and at times competing agendas such as social reform, the medical sciences, cultural nationalism, and colonial public health.

About the Author:

Sarah Hodges, Lecturer, Department of History, University of Warwick. UK.

Contributors:

DAVID ARNOLD is Professor of South Asian History in the History Department, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.

ANNA ARYEE is in her final year of clinical medical studies at Imperial College, University of London.

SUPRIYA GUHA is an independent scholar based in Switzerland

CHARU GUPTA is Reader in History, University of Delhi

SARAH HODGES is Lecturer in the Department of History, University of Warwick

MANEESHA LAL is Assistant Professor of History and Asian and Asian American Studies at Binghamton University (State University of New York)

ANSHU MALHOTRA is Reader in the History Department, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Delhi.

BARBARA N. RAMUSACK is Charles Phelps Taft Professor of History at the University of Cincinnati

CONTENTS

Page
Acknowledgementsvii
List of Contributorsix
1.Towards a History of Reproduction in Modern India
SARAH HODGES
1
2.Official Attitudes to Population, Birth Control
and Reproductive Health in India, 1921-1946
DAVID ARNOLD
22
3.Authority and Ambivalence: Medical Women
and Birth Control in India
BARBARA N. RAMUSACK
51
4.Purdah as Pathology: Gender and the Circulation
of Medical Knowledge in Late Colonial India
MANEESHA LAL
85
5.Indian Eugenics in an Age of Reform
SARAH HODGES
115
6."The Best Swadeshi": Reproductive Health
in Bengal, 1840-1940
SUPRIYA GUHA
139
7.Hindu Wombs, Muslim Progeny: The Numbers
Game and Shifting Debates on Widow Remarriage
in Uttar Pradesh, 1890s-1930s
CHARU GUPTA
167
8.Of Dais and Midwives: 'Middle Class' Interventions
in the Management of Reproductive Health
in Colonial Punjab
ANSHU MALHOTRA
199
9.Gandhi and Mrs. Sanger Debate Birth Control:
Comment
ANNA ARYEE
227
10.Archive: Gandhi and Mrs. Sanger Debate Birth
Control
235
Glossary248
Index250
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