The Resource An ecology of high-altitude infancy : a biocultural perspective, Andrea S. Wiley

An ecology of high-altitude infancy : a biocultural perspective, Andrea S. Wiley

Label
An ecology of high-altitude infancy : a biocultural perspective
Title
An ecology of high-altitude infancy
Title remainder
a biocultural perspective
Statement of responsibility
Andrea S. Wiley
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book considers how the unique mountain ecology and socio-cultural patterns of the Himalayan region of Ladakh contribute to a peculiar pattern of infant mortality. Highlighting the roles of ecology, culture, history, and political economy, it stresses the burdens of women's work in this region as crucial to birth outcome
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
306.4/61/09546
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GN296.5.I4
LC item number
W55 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge studies in medical anthropology
Series volume
12
Label
An ecology of high-altitude infancy : a biocultural perspective, Andrea S. Wiley
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-226) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Figures, Photographs, and Tables; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Glossary of Ladakhi Words; 1 Introduction; 2 Challenges of High-Altitude Living; 3 Contextualizing Reproductive Health Research in Ladakh; 4 Big Mountains, Small Babies; 5 An Ecology of Infancy in Ladakh; 6 Comparative Perspectives on Reproductive Health in Ladakh; 7 Toward Relevant Research: Adaptation and Policy Perspectives on Maternal-Infant Health in Ladakh; Notes; References; Index
Control code
ocm69870070
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 244 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511186950
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b21998541
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)69870070
  • pebcs0511185197

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