Table of contents for Sex-selective abortion in India : gender, society and new reproductive technologies / Tulsi Patel, editor.

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Foreword by Tim Dyson
1. Introduction: Gender Relations, NRTs and Female Foeticide in India
Tulsi Patel
 Part I: Missing Girls and NRTs: Ethical and Developmental Dilemmas
2. Deficit of Girls in India: Can it be Attributed to Female Selective Abortion?
Leela Visaria
3. Female Foeticide: A Civilisational Collapse
Ashish Bose
4. Rethinking Female Foeticide: Perspective and Issues
Rainuka Dagar
Part II: Meaning and Social Context of the Depleting Number of Girls
5. The Mindset behind Eliminating the Female Foetus
Tulsi Patel
6. Between a Rock and a Hard Place: The Social Context of the Missing Girl Child
Alpana D. Sagar
7. Health Policy, Plan and Implementation: The Role of Health Workers in Altering the Sex Ratio
Reema Bhatia
8. Adoption: Born to Live
Rashmi Kapoor
Part III: Representation, Articulation and the State
9. Female Infanticide, Property and the Colonial State.
L.S. Vishwanath
10. The Political Economy of Missing Girls in India
Vibhuti Patel
11. Female Foeticide, Family Planning and State-Society Intersection in India
Tulsi Patel
Appendix 1: Campaign against Female Foeticide: Perspectives, Strategies and Experiences
Bijayalaxmi Nanda
 Appendix 2: PNDT (Regulation and Prevention of Misuse) Act 1994
Appendix 3: PNDT (Regulation and Prevention of Misuse) Act 2002
Appendix 4: PNDT (Regulation and Prevention of Misuse) Amendment Rules 2003
Notes on the Editor and the Contributors

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Abortion -- India.
Sexism -- India.
Sex distribution (Demography) -- India.