Population Dynamics in Contemporary South Asia: Health, Education and Migration (Hardcover)

Population Dynamics in Contemporary South Asia: Health, Education and Migration By Anuradha Banerjee (Editor), Narayan Chandra Jana (Editor), Vinod Kumar Mishra (Editor) Cover Image
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PART I: Social Issues- Health and Health Care Services

1. Attitude of Men Towards Contraceptive Use in India: A Case Study of the High Focus State of Bihar

Anuradha Banerjee, Vidyasagar Trigun

2. Reproductive Morbidity in Bangladesh: Patterns, Determinants and Treatment Seeking Behaviour in Dhaka District

Sadananda Mitra

3. A Comparative Study of Socio-Economic Determinants of Infant and Child Mortality in Jorhat and Dhubri Districts, Assam

Ritu Kumar Mishra

4. Pattern and Utilisation of Maternal and Child Health Services in Nepal

Bina Rai

5. Trend and Pattern of Infant Mortality in West Bengal, India: A Critical Appraisal

N.C. Jana, Syfujjaman Tarafder

6. Health Seeking Behaviour and Reproductive Rights of Antenatal Women in Delhi

Sweta Kumari Gupta

PART II: Socio-Economic Issues- Education and Occupation

7. Educational Development in Himachal Pradesh

Suman Negi

8. Socio-Economic Deprivation among Slum Dwellers: A Case Study of Migrants in Slums of Allahabad

Vinod Kumar Mishra, Anuradha Banerjee

9. Occupational Structure of Workforce in a Peri-Urban Setting: A Case Study of NCT Delhi

Tarsem Lal

10. Educational Attainment and Occupation of Women in Haryana: A Geographical Analysis

Anita Yadav

11. Spatial Patterns of Educational Levels and Outputs in Bikaner District, Rajasthan

Vikas Saharan

PART III: Mobility and Migration

12. Pattern, Structure and Consequences of International Migration in Nepal

Deo Kumari Gurung

13. Integrating Migrants in an Urban Industrial Environment

Nivedita Hansraj

14. A Geographical Analysis of Rural Male Out-Migration: A Case Study of Bhagalpur District

Sarvottam Kumar

PART IV: Quality of Life

15. A Geographical Analysis of Social and Economic Well Being of Female Children in Rajasthan

Chandana Saha

16. Quality of Life: A Comparative Study of Kerala and Tamil Nadu

Raghavan Gopa Kumar

17. Quality of Life of Elderly Population in Bihar: A Case Study of Patna District

Abhay Kumar.


About the Author


Prof. Anuradha Banerjee is a Professor of Geography at the Centre for the Study of Regional Development, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India. Her research interests include urbanization and urban environment; population issues including maternal and child health; reproductive health; sexual health, HIV/AIDS; human ecology; development studies (women's and child development); human settlements; issues of uneven development; exclusion and discrimination; and application of remote sensing and GIS in geographical analysis. She has published numerous articles in national and international journals, and 2 academic books.Dr. Narayan Chandra Jana is a Professor at the Department of Geography, the University of Burdwan, West Bengal, India, and an applied geographer with postgraduate and doctoral degrees in Geography, postgraduate degree in Disaster Mitigation, a PG diploma in Sustainable Rural Development and diploma in Tourism Studies. He has published Seven books and 100 research articles. He is a member of the editorial board of the Indian Journal of Landscape Systems and Ecological Studies and member of the advisory board of the journal Earth Surface Review. His interests include applied geomorphology, hazards & disasters, environmental issues, land use and rural development. Dr. Vinod Kumar Mishra is an Assistant Professor, IIDS, New Delhi. He has a Ph.D. from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, with specialization in population geography. He has published numerous journal articles and book chapters. His main research areas are urbanization, poverty, health, social exclusion, and social protection programmes. He is the managing editor of the Journal of Social Inclusion Studies.


Product Details
ISBN: 9789811516672
ISBN-10: 9811516677
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: March 17th, 2020
Pages: 437
Language: English