Health and Well-Being in India

A Quantitative Analysis of Inequality in Outcomes and Opportunities
1st ed. 2018. Buch. xix, 272 S.: 18 s/w-Abbildungen, Bibliographien. Hardcover
Palgrave Macmillan ISBN 978-3-319-78327-7
Format (B x L): 14,8 x 21 cm
Gewicht: 508 g
In englischer Sprache
The theme of this book is health outcomes in India, in particular to outcomes relating to its caste and religious groups and, within these groups, to their women and children. The book’s tenor is analytical and based upon a rigorous examination of recent data from both government and non-government sources. The major areas covered are sanitation, use by mothers of the government’s child development services, child malnutrition, deaths in families, gender discrimination, and the measurement of welfare.
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First book to use comparable data to address questions of health and well-being inequality in IndiaBrings a new econometric study on India's health sector to the fieldUses national surveys on family health and human development going back over two decadesProvides critical engagement with policies and structural issues