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Antia, N.H. and Kavita Bhatia. Peoples health in people’s hands. Pune: Foundation for Research in Community Health, 1993.

Antia, N.H. and Ravi Duggal. Health financing in India. Bombay: Foundation for Research in Community Health, 1988.

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Bandhopadhyaya, T.S. Arogya Niketan. Translated by Hans Kumar Tiwari. Delhi: Rajpal and Sons, 1962.

Banerji, D. Health and family planning services in India: an epidemiological, socio-cultural and political analysis and a perspective. New Delhi: Lok Paksh, 1985.

Banerji, D. Poverty, class and health culture in India, Vol I. New Delhi: Prachi Prakasan, 1982.

Bang, Rani and Abhay Shukla. Learning about sexuality – a practical beginning. New Delhi: The Population Council, 1989.

Banuri, Tariq. Modernisation and its discontents: a cultural perspective of theories of development, in F.A. Marglin and S. Marglin (eds), Dominating knowledge. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1990.

Baru, Rama V. Private health care in India: social characteristics and trends. New Delhi: Sage, 1998.

Basu, Alaka Malwade. Culture, the status of women and demographic behaviour – illustrated with case studies of India. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992.

Bennett, S., et al. (ed) Private health providers in developing countries. London: Zed Books, 1997.

Berman, P. and M.E. Khan (eds). Paying for India’s health care. New Delhi: Sage, 1993.

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Choudhary, Zafrullah. Basic service delivery in underdeveloping countries: a view from Gonashasthaya Kendra, in Kamla Bhasin and Vimala Ramachandran (eds), Readings on poverty, politics and development. FAO: Rome, 1980.

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Cousins, Norman. The healing heart. New York: Avon Books, 1984.

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Duggal, Ravi. A note on health care and financing strategies for the ninth five year plan; sub-group on health financing strategies. New Delhi: Planning Commission; Mumbai: CEHAT, April 1996.

Duggal, Ravi. The private health sector in India: nature, trends and a critique. Mumbai: CEHAT, 1996.

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Iyer, Aditi and Amar Jesani. Medical ethics for self-regulation of medical profession and practice. Mumbai: CEHAT, 1999.

Iyer, Aditi, Amar Jesani, Audrey Fernandes, Seema Hirani and Sandeep Khanvilkar. Women in health care: auxiliary nurse midwives. Bombay: FRCH, 1995.

Jain, Anirudh (ed). Do population policies matter? Fertility and politics in Egypt, India, Kenya and Mexico. New York: Population Council, 1998.

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Jeffery, Roger and Patricia Jeffery. Population, gender and politics: demographic change in rural north India. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997.

Kannan, K.P., et al. Health and development in rural Kerala. Trivandrum: KSSP, 1993.

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Nandraj, Sunil and Ravi Duggal. Physical standards in the private health sector: a case study of rural Maharashtra. Mumbai: CEHAT, 1997.

Nandy, Ashis and Shiv Visvanathan. Modern medicine and its non-modern critics: a study in discourse, in F.A. Marglin and S. Marglin (eds), Dominating knowledge. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1990 and New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1993.

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Pachauri, Saroj. Reaching India’s poor. New Delhi: Sage, 1994.

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Rao, Mohan (ed). Disinvesting in health: the World Bank’s prescriptions for health. New Delhi: Sage, 1999.

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Vishwanath, Kalpana and Preeti Kirbat. The campaign of the women’s movement against new contraceptives. Social Science and Immunisation Project Working Paper Series No 18. Delhi: CDE, 1997.

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Zinsser, H. Rats, lice and history. Boston: Little Brown, 1934.





Bansal, R. and R. Arya. Wife battering: findings of a preliminary study. ‘Indian Journal of Public Health’ 37(4): October-December 1993:138-139.

Baru, Rama and Amar Jesani. The role of the World Bank in international health: renewed commitment and partnership. ‘Social Science and Medicine’ 50: 2000: 183-184.

Bhat, R. and J.S. Surjit. Respiratory diseases in women exposed to domestic smoke. ‘Journal of the Association of Physicians of India’ 45(12): 1997: 923-925.

Chuttani, C.S., J.C. Bhatia, A.K. Bhatia, S.C. Bhandari, Dharamvir and A. Timmappaya. Study on private medical practitioners in rural areas of a few states in India. ‘Indian Journal of Medical Education’ 2(3-4): 1-5.

Duggal, Ravi and Sunil Nandraj. National disease control programmes: recent trends in financing. ‘Radical Journal of Health’ 2(1): January-March 1996: 86-91.

Duggal, Ravi, Sunil Nandraj and Asha Vadair. Health expenditure across states – part I. ‘Economic and Political Weekly’ 30 (15): 15 April 1995: 834-44.

Duggal, Ravi. Health care as human right. ‘Radical Journal of Health’ 3(3): July-September 1998: 141-142.

Duggal, Ravi. Health care budgets in a changing political economy. ‘Economic and Political Weekly’ 32(20-21): 17-24 May 1997: 1197-1200.

Duggal, Ravi. Private sector’s clout. ‘Health Action’ 12(9): September 1999: 44-45.

Economic and Political Weekly: Special Issue on Immunisation – a sociological inquiry. 35(8-9): 26 February 2000.

Ellis, Randal, P. Ellis, Moneer Alam and Indrani Gupta. Health insurance in India: prognosis and prospectus. ‘Economic and Political Weekly’ 35(4): 22-28 January 2000: 207-17.

George, Alex and Sunil Nandraj. State of health care in Maharashtra: a comparative analysis. ‘Economic and Political Weekly’ 28(32-33): 7-14 August 1993: 1671-1677 and 1680-1683.

Gupte, Manisha, Malini Karkal and Mira Sadgopal. Women, health and development. ‘Radical Journal of Health’ 1(1): January-March 1995: 25-36.

Jesani, Amar and Anil Pilgaokar. In the pink: need for asserting patients’ rights. ‘Keemat’ 24( 3): March 1995: 12-14.

Jesani, Amar. Limits of empowerment – women in rural heath care. ‘Economic and Political Weekly’ 25(20): 19 May 1990: 1098-103.

Jesani, Amar. Medical ethics and patients’ rights. ‘The Indian Journal of Social Work’ 54(2): April 1993: 173-88.

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Nandraj, Sunil. Beyond the law and the lord: quality of private health care. ‘Economic and Political Weekly’ 29(27): 2 July 1994: 1680-85.

Nayar, K.R. Housing, water supply and sanitation: an assessment of problems and prospects. ‘IASSI Quarterly’ 4(1-2): 1993: 103-109.

Prakash, Padma. New approaches to women’s health: means to an end? ‘Economic and Political Weekly’ 28(51): 18 December 1993: 2783-86.

Private Sector in Health Care. ‘Health for the Millions’ 2(1): February 1994.

Priya, Ritu. AIDS, public health and panic reaction (part I and II). ‘National Medical Journal of India’ 7(6): 1994.

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Ramachandran, V. and Leela Visaria. Emerging issues in reproductive health. ‘Economic and Political Weekly’ 32(36): 1997: 2244-47.

Ramachandran, Vimala. NGOs in the time of globalization. ‘Seminar’ (447): November 1996: 54-59.

Rao, Vijayendra. Wife beating in rural South India: a qualitative and econometric analysis. ‘Social Science and Medicine’ 44(8): 1996: 1169-1180.

Sathyamala, C. Immunization. ‘Seminar’ (354): February 1989: 20-26.

Shukla, Abhay. Advocacy for right to health care. ‘MFC Bulletin’ 262-63: July-August 1999: 7-10.

Visaria, Leela, Pravin Visaria and Anrudh Jain. Estimates of contraceptive prevalence based on service and surveys in Gujarat state, India. ‘Studies in Family Planning’ 25(5): 1994: 293-303.


Seminar Issues

Reproductive Health (447) November 1996; AIDS (396) August 1992; Health for All (369) May 1990; The Fight for Health (12) August 1960.