First published in 1972, this reissue deals with the crucial issue of population explosion, one of the most crucial problems facing the contemporary developing world. Written by a world-renowned demographer and family planning specialist, the book deals specifically with the Indian experience. Reviewing population change in India over the last century, Professor Chandrasekhar focuses on three key issues: the socioeconomic repercussions of reduced infant mortality in twentieth-century India; the rapid population growth from 1871 and its implications on Indiaas efforts to raise her standard of living; and finally Indiaas valiant efforts to promote family planning amongst her hundred million married couples.An Essay on Population Problems and International Tensions S. Chandrasekhar. children are brought to the child welfare clinics only when they are sick and in need of urgent medical care. ... Government.1 The late Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru in his address to the International Study Conference on Child Welfare held anbsp;...
|Title||:||Infant Mortality, Population Growth and Family Planning in India|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2012-08-21|