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Lora-Wainwright, Anna – Evidence & Policy: A Journal of Research, Debate and Practice, 2013
This paper examines the plural forms of evidence of harm presented by the residents of two Chinese villages affected by severe pollution. Conversely, it scrutinises how and why the antonym to evidence--uncertainty--is emphasised and with what effects. It argues that their uncertainty surrounding environmental health harm is a result of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Evidence, Ambiguity (Semantics), Rural Areas
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Mirzoev, Tolib; Green, Andrew; Gerein, Nancy; Pearson, Stephen; Bird, Philippa; Ha, Bui Thi Thu; Ramani, Karaikurichi; Qian, Xu; Yang, Xiaoguang; Mukhopadhyay, Maitrayee; Soors, Werner – Evidence & Policy: A Journal of Research, Debate and Practice, 2013
This paper explores the role of evidence in maternal health policy processes in Vietnam, India and China. Both formal and informal types of evidence were used; and differences were found between the stages of policy processes. Evidence used mostly covered easily quantifiable issues and clearly identifiable technical solutions. Different policy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mothers, Health, Public Policy