The Untamed "shrew": Managing reproduction as cultural practice

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

Abstract

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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Published
2008-06-02
How to Cite
Žikić, Bojan. 2008. “The Untamed "Shrew": Managing Reproduction As Cultural Practice”. Issues in Ethnology and Anthropology 3 (1), 143-57. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.21301/eap.v3i1.7.

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