Health and Well-Being in India

A Quantitative Analysis of Inequality in Outcomes and Opportunities

  • Vani Kant Borooah

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
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  9. Back Matter
    Pages 267-272

About this book

Introduction

The theme of this book is health outcomes in India, in particular to outcomes relating to its caste and religious groups and, within these groups, to their women and children. The book’s tenor is analytical and based upon a rigorous examination of recent data from both government and non-government sources. The major areas covered are sanitation, use by mothers of the government’s child development services, child malnutrition, deaths in families, gender discrimination, and the measurement of welfare.  

Keywords

gender patriarchal society parental care self-reported health womens' autonomy inequality and wellbeing in India health outcomes and policy in India sanitation and hygiene in India child malnutrition India’s Integrated Child Development Services health of elderly persons

Authors and affiliations

  • Vani Kant Borooah
    • 1
  1. 1.Applied EconomicsUniversity of UlsterBelfastUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-78328-4
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2018
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
  • eBook Packages Economics and Finance
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-78327-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-78328-4
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