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Global Debates, Local Dilemmas: Sex-selective Abortion in Contemporary Viet Nam

Minh Hang, Tran

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The practice of sex-selective abortion is on the rise globally, stirring debates about gender inequality, medical ethics and reproductive autonomy. This book is the first ethnography to document practices of sex selection in Viet Nam. It shows how and why abortions are used to select the sex of children and how Vietnamese individuals and health professionals are implicated in this illicit and controversial practice. Telling the stories of women who have undergone sex-selective abortions, it...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2018-12
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/202648
DOI: 10.22459/GDLD.2018
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website

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