Marginal matters: pregnancy loss as a social event

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van der Sijpt, E.;
(2010)
  • Subject: refereed | international

Studies on fertility in Africa have known a major paradigm shift when demographic concerns about ‘overpopulation’ came to be replaced by new ideas about reproductive health, rights, and choices during the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD... View more
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