Essays about: "selective abortion"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words selective abortion.

  1. 1. Brides For Sale : A Qualitative Analysis of Missing Women, Skewed Sex Ratios and Bride Trafficking in Haryana, Northern India

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Åsa Lindén-Tunhult; [2021]
    Keywords : Development; population control; sex selective abortion; preference for sons; missing women; skewed sex ratios; bachelors; bride trafficking; marriage patterns;

    Abstract : Population control programs such as family planning and the introduction of sex identification technologies has helped to create skewed sex ratios in northern India and particularly in the state of Haryana. Due to a surplus of men and the numbers of missing females, an organized business of bride trafficking has emerged where poor women from eastern and northeastern states of India are bought and brought to Haryana for the purpose of marriage. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Army of God : An examination of religiously motivated violence from a psychology of religion perspective.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Religionspsykologi

    Author : Sacharias Wirén; [2016]
    Keywords : Religiously motivated violence; social identity; sacred values; meaning-system; anti-abortion; religious fundamentalism; selective moral disengagement; staircase to terrorism;

    Abstract : The purpose of this qualitative study was to examine psychological processes that can contribute to religiously motivated violence from a psychology of religion perspective in relation to the collective meaning-system of the Christian militant anti-abortion movement the Army of God. The study applied a single-case design and the data was collected through semi-structured interviews with 3 prominent figures within Army of God, as well as through 43 qualitative documents and 4 autobiographical books. READ MORE

  3. 3. A minor field study on abortion legislation and practice in Vietnam

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Charlotta Sjösten; [2014]
    Keywords : family law; abortion legislation; practice of abortion; abortion; Vietnam; family planning; sex selection; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Abort är lagligt i Vietnam sedan 1945. Vietnam har under flera årtioden haft bland de högsta aborttalen i världen. Avsaknaden av trovärdiga siffror på abort och samlad information på abort talar för ett behov av en övergripande beskrivning av nuvarande lagstiftning och situation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Politics of Reproduction: A Post-Colonial Feminist Analysis of the 'Missing Girl' Phenomenon in India

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Rini Fernandes; [2013]
    Keywords : missing girls; politics of reproduction; sex-selective abortion; modernity; PNDT Act 1994; New Reproductive Technologies NRTs ; population policy discourse; post-colonial feminism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Abstract: The controversial issue of ‘missing girls’ has been a cause of concern since the time of the British rule in India. Most research studies pointed towards a demographic pattern of its occurrence, the Northwestern plains of India saw an alarming scarcity of girl children. READ MORE

  5. 5. Selective abortion on the basis of prenatal genetic diagnosis: ethical problems faced by the doctor

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Centrum för tillämpad etik

    Author : Andriana Smolska; [2006]
    Keywords : Prenatal genetic diagnosis; selective abortion; fetus; medical counselling;

    Abstract : The modern world is facing a revolutionary development in the clinical medicine and biomedical sciences. Due to the different life supporting systems, it is easily possible to keep patients with severe diseases alive. With organ transplantation a lot of people, who would otherwise die can live long and happy lives. READ MORE