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Introduction

Cheris Shun-ching Chan

in Marketing Death: Culture and the Making of a Life Insurance Market in China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195394078
eISBN:
9780199951154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394078.003.0000
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The life insurance business has been growing rapidly in China in recent years, despite complaints by insurance sales agents about the local public’s resistance to discussing death or misfortune. This ... More


Counting on Mother’s Love: The Global Politics of Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV in Eastern Africa

Karen Marie Moland and Astrid Blystad

in Anthropology and Public Health: Bridging Differences in Culture and Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195374643
eISBN:
9780199865390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374643.003.0017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In areas where breastfeeding is normative and essential to infant survival, prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) represents a public health dilemma. This chapter discusses the ... More


Introduction: Bringing Global Governance Home

Laura A. Henry and Lisa McIntosh Sundstrom

in Bringing Global Governance Home: NGO Mediation in the BRICS States

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197530238
eISBN:
9780197530269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197530238.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This brief introductory chapter introduces the motivation for the book, the importance of the BRICS states to contemporary understandings of global governance as well as current debates about their ... More


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