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

Abstract

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… (More)

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@article{Livingston2003PregnantCA, title={Pregnant children and half-dead adults: modern living and the quickening life cycle in Botswana.}, author={Julie Z. Livingston}, journal={Bulletin of the history of medicine}, year={2003}, volume={77 1}, pages={133-62} }