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Title Safe water, sanitation, and early childhood malnutrition in East Africa : an African feminist analysis of the lives of women in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda / edited by Assata Zerai and Brenda N. Sanya.

Publication Info. Lanham : Lexington Books, 2018.

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Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Assata Zerai and Brenda N. Sanya -- The lives of women and children in East Africa / Assata Zerai -- Structural and economic analysis of declines in water and sanitation in East Africa / Shorma Bianca Bailey and Assata Zerai -- Public goods, citizenship rights : how lingering structural inequalities define social services and government policies / Brenda N. Sanya -- Access to safe water, women's empowerment, and decentralization systems in Tanzania / Teresia R. Olemako -- Gender as social structure and its potential impact on safe water and sanitation technologies in East Africa : an African feminist analysis / Assata Zerai and Rebecca Morrow -- Environmental contamination and early childhood morbidity in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda / Assata Zerai, Rebecca Morrow, and Courtney Cuthbertson -- Conclusion : paying serious attention to women's scholarship to influence policy in East Africa / Assata Zerai and Joanna Perez -- Appendix 1: River basin model and decentralization system -- Appendix 2: Population in the area under study in Tanzania's Pangani River basin -- Appendix 3: Safe Global Water and Sanitation Institute Summit program.
Summary "Presenting a framework that considers the ways that neocolonial relations, gender, class, ethnicity, and other dimensions of oppression intersect to impact upon the experiences and agency of women and children, authors explore the effects of water and sanitation quality and availability on early childhood morbidity in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda."--Publisher's summary.
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Subject Public health -- Africa, East.
Children -- Health and hygiene -- Africa, East.
Women -- Health and hygiene -- Africa, East.
Women -- Africa, East -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Children -- Africa, East -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Children -- Diseases -- Nutritional aspects -- Africa, East.
Water quality -- Africa, East.
Sanitation -- Africa, East.
Public health.
Malnutrition.
Children.
Women.
Africa, Eastern.
Africa, Eastern
public health.
children (people by age group)
MEDICAL -- Public Health.
Children -- Diseases -- Nutritional aspects.
Children -- Health and hygiene.
Children -- Social conditions.
Public health.
Sanitation.
Water quality.
Women -- Health and hygiene.
Women -- Social conditions.
Africa, East.
Chronological Term 2000-2099
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Zerai, Assata, 1964- editor, contributor.
Sanya, Brenda N., editor, contributor.
Other Form: Print version: Safe water, sanitation, and early childhood malnutrition in East Africa Lanham : Lexington Books, 2018 9781498520836 (DLC) 2017054681
ISBN 9781498520843 (ebook)
1498520847
9781498520836 (hardcover)
1498520839