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Infant mortality: a Turkish puzzle?

Gürsoy-Tezcan, Akile

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In this paper I examine the problem of high infant and child mortality in Turkey. In view of my research results, I argue for a re-evaluation of the theoretical paradigm that views childhood issues primarily in relation to mothers rather than within the dynamics of a broader cultural context. The present emphasis on mothers as a primary key to the problem reflects an extensive and implicit conceptualization of ‘motherhood’ that has penetrated scientific discourse and methodology. The research...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 1992
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/41195
http://digitalcollections.anu.edu.au/handle/1885/41195

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