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The origins and evolution of family planning programs in developing countries [electronic resource] / Judith R. Seltzer.

By: Seltzer, Judith R, 1948-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Santa Monica, CA : Rand, 2002Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 185 p.).ISBN: 0833033743 (electronic bk.); 9780833033741 (electronic bk.); 9780833029287; 0833029282.Subject(s): Birth control -- Developing countries -- History | Federal aid to family planning -- Developing countries -- History | Birth control -- Developing countries -- Management | Developing countries -- Population policy | Family Planning Services -- History | Developing countries | Family Planning Policy -- History | Human Rights | Population Growth | Reproductive Medicine | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Abortion & Birth Control | Electronic books | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Origins and evolution of family planning programs in developing countries.DDC classification: 363.9/6/091724 Online resources: EBSCOhost Also available as printed document ; RAND ; free.
Contents:
Introduction -- Origins and Evolution of Family Planning Programs -- Demographic Rationale -- Health Rationale -- Other Human Rights Concerns -- Conclusions, Lessons Learned, and Policy Implications.
Summary: Despite widespread acceptance, family planning programs have been controversial since their inception. This report examines the origins of family planning programs and the criticisms they have faced during four decades of existence. It also assesses the validity of these criticisms and analyzes programs' responses to them and to lessons learned from research on effectiveness and quality.
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"MR-1276-WFHF/DLPF/RF"--P. [4] of cover.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 143-173) and index.

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Introduction -- Origins and Evolution of Family Planning Programs -- Demographic Rationale -- Health Rationale -- Other Human Rights Concerns -- Conclusions, Lessons Learned, and Policy Implications.

Despite widespread acceptance, family planning programs have been controversial since their inception. This report examines the origins of family planning programs and the criticisms they have faced during four decades of existence. It also assesses the validity of these criticisms and analyzes programs' responses to them and to lessons learned from research on effectiveness and quality.

Also available as printed document ; RAND ; free.

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