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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

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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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wiley, Andrea S.
Dewey number
306.4/61/09546
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge studies in medical anthropology
Series volume
12
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medical anthropology
  • Infants
  • Altitude, Influence of
  • Human ecology
  • Ladākh (India)
Label
An ecology of high-altitude infancy : a biocultural perspective, Andrea S. Wiley
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-226) and index
Color
multicolored
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
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 244 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780521830003
Lccn
2003055144
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unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)69870070
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
Color
multicolored
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
9780521830003
Lccn
2003055144
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)69870070

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