Pregnant children and half-dead adults: modern living and the quickening life cycle in Botswana.

@article{Livingston2003PregnantCA,
  title={Pregnant children and half-dead adults: modern living and the quickening life cycle in Botswana.},
  author={Julie Livingston},
  journal={Bulletin of the history of medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={77 1},
  pages={133-62}
}
This paper utilizes ethnography and oral history to examine local perspectives on one aspect of the health transition, the female life cycle, in postcolonial Botswana. Botswana has undergone a remarkably rapid epidemiologic transition in recent decades, and it thus provides a unique context within which local actors analyze the interaction between… CONTINUE READING