The Untamed "shrew": Managing reproduction as cultural practice

  • Bojan Žikić Department of Ethnology and Anthropology Faculty of Philosophy University of Belgrade
human reproduction, women, children, population policy, anthropology


Managing reproduction as an appliance of Western family planning to the Third World - mostly, could be subject of the anthropological inquiry by investigating the population po- licy, but also by supplying anthropological methods and expertise to the policy-makers. Basic social and cultural factors of human reproduction are discussed in the paper, with an accent on local contexts, when reviewing reproductive concepts and practices.


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How to Cite
Žikić, Bojan. 2008. “The Untamed "Shrew": Managing Reproduction As Cultural Practice”. Issues in Ethnology and Anthropology 3 (1), 143-57.

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