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Population and Health Sciences
(8,756 words)


Population and health sciences have shifted focus from reproduction, fertility, and the medicalization and systemization of populations to a political economy paradigm. The last decade has witnessed a radicalization of social sciences in general and the disciplines of popu…

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Sholkamy, Hania, “Population and Health Sciences”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 30 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_00017>
First published online: 2014

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