Infant Mortality, Population Growth and Family Planning in India: An Essay on Population Problems and International Tensions - Routledge Library Editions: Development (Hardback)S. Chandrasekhar (editor)
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First published in 1972, this reissue deals with the crucial issue of population explosion, one of the most crucial problems facing the contemporary developing world. Written by a world-renowned demographer and family planning specialist, the book deals specifically with the Indian experience.
Reviewing population change in India over the last century, Professor Chandrasekhar focuses on three key issues: the socioeconomic repercussions of reduced infant mortality in twentieth-century India; the rapid population growth from 1871 and its implications on India's efforts to raise her standard of living; and finally India's valiant efforts to promote family planning amongst her hundred million married couples.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 404
Weight: 748 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 mm
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