Samyukta: A Journal of Women’s Studies (July 2014) Vol. XIV. No.2

This special number of Samyukta, Guest Edited by Imrana Quadeer and Arathy P. M is on the social dynamics of women’s health in India. We have included papers from scholars who have worked on different aspects of the determinants of women’s health in their academic career. It covers a wide range of issues from the impact of joblessness and informalisation on the health sector to the social devaluation of women and its damaging effects upon their health.

CONTENTS

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LIMITS TO MEDICINE: SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF WOMEN’S HEALTH
IMRANA QADEER

 

SOCIO-POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC DETERMINANTS OF WOMEN’S HEALTH IN KERALA
U. THRESIA

 

WORK AS A SOCIAL DETERMINANT OF HEALTH: JOBLESSNESS AND INFORMALISATION IN INDIAIMPLICATIONS FOR HEALTH
INDIRA CHAKRAVARTI

 

SPINNING SILK IN THE [NEOLIBERALISED] “SILK CITY” OF INDIA
ANAMIKA PRIYADARSHINI

 

CHANGES IN SOCIAL DETERMINANT FOLLOWING FORCED EVICTIONS AND THEIR HEALTH CONSEQUENCES- ECONOMICALLY WEAKER SECTIONS (EWS_ QUARTERS, EJIPURA, BANGALORE)
SYLVIA KARPAGAM, SIDDHARTH JOSHI AND ISSAC ARUL SELVA

 

“AND GREGOR’S CYCLE WAITING TO BE METAMORPHOSED”: WOMEN’S WORK AND HEALTH IN A TRANSITIONAL HILL ECONOMY
RAMILA BISHT

 

WOMEN’S SOCIAL DEVALUATION AND ITS IMPACT UPON THEIR HEALTH
ALPANA SAGAR

 

RE- STRUCTURING AND SHIFTING BOUNDARIES: WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR MATERNAL HEALTH CARE
BIJOYA ROY

WOMEN AS PRIMARY PROVIDERS OF HEALTHCARE IN THE MITANIN PROGRAMME: GENDER, SOCIAL AND ORGANISATIONAL CONSTRAINS
MITHUN SOM

 

HOW WILL THE CHILDREN BE BORN: SHAKTI AND SATTA IN THE CONTEXT OF CHILD BIRTH
JANET CHAWLA

 

MISCARRIAGE TO MEDICAL TERMINATION: THE EXPERIENCES OF LEGISLATING ABORTIONS IN INDIA
ARATHI P. M.