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Bibliography on Contemporary China Studies: Health

61 References, July 3, 2006

Health (Tobacco Use, HIV/AIDS, SARS, Obesity)

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Adams, Jennifer / Hannum, Emily (2005): Children's social welfare in China, 1989-1997: Access to health insurance and education. In: The China Quarterly, Vol. 181, 100-121

Anderson, A. F. / Qingsi, Z. / Hua, X. / Jianfeng, B. (2003): China's floating population and the potential for HIV transmission: A social-behavioral perspective. In: AIDS Care, Vol. 15, No. 2, 177-185

Banister, Judith (1998): Population, public health and the environment in China. In: China Quarterly, No. 156, 986-1015

Bates, Gill / Chang, Jennifer / Palmer, Sarah (2002): China's HIV crisis. In: Foreign Affairs, Vol. 81, No. 2, 96-110

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Becker, Jasper (2000): The Chinese. London (John Murray)

Biao, Xiang (2003): Migration and health in China: Problems, obstacles and solutions. National University of Singapore, Asian MetaCentre Research Paper Series, No. 17

Bloom, Gerald / Tang, Shenglan (1999): Rural health prepayment schemes in China: Towards a more active role for government. In: Social Science and Medicine, Vol. 48, 951-960

Chen, Jiajian / Chen, Shengli / Minja Kim Choe (2003): Who has correct information and knowledge about HIV/AIDS in China? In: Asia-Pacific Population Journal, Vol. 18, No. 4, 25-38

Chen, Xiangsheng / Dong, Xiangdang / Liang, Guojun / Zhang, Guocheng (2000): Epidemiological trends of sexually transmitted diseases in China. In: Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Vol. 27, No. 3, 138-142

Chen, Z. M. / Xu, Z. / Collins, R. / Li, W. X. / Peto, R. (1997): The early health effects of the emerging tobacco epidemic in China: 16-year prospective study. In: Journal of the American Medical Association, Vol. 278, 1500-1504

China Population Association (1997): 23rd IUSSP General Population Conference. Symposium on demography of China. Beijing

Chinese Academy of Engineering / National Research Council of the National Academies (2003): Personal cars and China. Washington, DC (The National Academies Press) (

Choi, Kjung-Hee / Liu, Hui / Guo, Yaqi et al. (2003): Emerging HIV-1 epidemic in China in men who have sex with men. In: The Lancet, Vol. 361, 2125-2126

Cohen, Myron / Gao, Ping / Fox, Kim / Henderson, Gail (2000): Sexually transmitted diseases in the People's Republic of China in Y2K: Back to the future. In: Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Vol. 27, No. 3, 143-145

Das Gupta, Monica (2005): Explaining Asia's "missing women": A new look at the data. In: Population and Development Review, Vol. 31, No. 3, 529-535

Dikötter, Frank / Laamann, Lars / Xun, Zhou (2004): Narcotic culture: A history of drugs in China. Chicago, IL, London, UK (The University of Chicago Press)

du Guerny, Jacques / Xsu, Lee-Nah / Hong, Cao (2003): Population movement and HIV/AIDS. The case of Ruili, Yunnan, China. UNDP South East Asia HIV and Development Programme

Eberstadt, Nicholas (2002): The future of AIDS. In: Foreign Affairs, Vol. 81, No. 6, 22-45

England, Robert Stowe (2005): Aging China: The demographic challenge to China's economic prospects. Washington, DC (Center for Strategic and International Studies)

Feldman, Seth (2002): Chinese and big pharma: The issue of intellectual property rights in China. In: Harvard Asia Pacific Review, Spring 2002

Feng, Xueshan / Tang, S. / Bloom, G. / Segall, M. / Gu, Y. (1995): Cooperative medical schemes in contemporary rural China. In: Social Science and Medicine, Vol. 41, No. 8, 1111-1118

Finkelman, Robert B. / Belkin, Harvey E. / Zheng, Baoshan (1999): Health impact of domestic coal use in China. In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Vol. 96, 3427-3431

Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) (2003): Projections of tobacco production, consumption and trade to the year 2010. Rome.

Gill, Bates (2002): China's HIV/AIDS crisis: Implications for human rights, the rule of law and U.S.-China relations. Testimony before the Congressional-Executive Commission on China, Roundtable on HIV / AIDS, September 9, 2002 Washington, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Gill, Vincent E. / Wang, Marco S. / Anderson, Allen F. et al. (1996): Prostitutes, prostitution and STD/HIV transmission in mainland China. In: Social Science and Medicine, Vol. 42, No. 1, 141-152

Gu, Xin (2003): Health care in China no longer free. Singapore (East Asian Institute, National University of Singapore)

Henderson, G. E. / Akin, J. S. / Hutchinson, P. M. / Jin, S. G. / Wang, J. M. / Dietrich, J. / Mao, L. M. (1998): Trends in health services utilization in eight provinces in China, 1989-1993. In: Social Science and Medicine, Vol. 47, No. 12, 1957-1971

Henderson, Gail / Stroup, Scott T. (1998): Preventive health care: Privatization and the public good. In: Walder, Andrew G. (Ed): Zouping in transition: The process of reform in rural north China. Cambridge, MA (Harvard University Press), 184-204

Hesketh, Therese / Zhu, Wei Xing (1997): Health in China: Maternal and child health in China. In: British Medical Journal, Vol. 314, 1898 ff

Hesketh, Therese / Zhu, Wei Xing (1997): Health in China: The one child family policy: The good, the bad, the ugly. In: British Medical Journal, Vol. 314, 1685 ff

Kamakura, Mitsuhiro (2001): A regional perspective: The state of emerging and reemerging diseases in Asia. In: Harvard Asia Pacific Review, Fall 2001 (Health in Modern Asia), 18 ff

Kaufman, Joan / Jing, Jun (2002): China and AIDS - The time to act is now. In: Science, Vol. 296, 2339-2340

Langford, Christopher (2005): Did the 1918-19 influenca pandemic originate in China? In: Population and Development Review, Vol. 31, No. 3, 473-505

Li, Zhisui (1994): The private life of Chairman Mao. The memoirs of Mao's personal physician Dr. Li Zhisui. With the editorial assistance of Anne F. Thurston. New York (Random House)

Ling, Zhu (2001): Nursing productivity: Investing in rural health in Western China. In: Harvard Asia Pacific Review, Fall 2001

Liu, Bo-Qi / Peto, Richard / Chen, Zheng-Ming / Boreham, Jillian / Wu, Ya-Ping / Li, Jun-Yao / Campbell, Colin T. / Chen, Jun-Shi (1998): Emerging tobacco hazards in China: 1. Retrospective proportional mortality study of one million deaths. In: British Medical Journal, Vol. 317, 1411-1422

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Merli, Giovanna M. / Hertog, Sara / Wang, Bo / Li, Jing (2004): Modeling the spread of HIV/AIDS in China. Madison, WI, Center for Demography and Ecology, University of Wisconsin, CDE Working Paper No. 2004-14

Ministry of Public Health (1995): Chinese health statistics digest. Beijing (Ministry of Public Health)

Morrison, Stephen J. / Gill, Bates (2003): Averting a full-blown HIV/AIDS epidemic in China. A report of the CSIS HIV/AIDS delegation to China. January 13-17, 2003

Mulvenon, James (2003): The crucible of tragedy: SARS, the Ming 361 accident, and Chinese Party Army relations. In: China Leadership Monitor, No. 8, 2003, (Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace at Stanford University)

Niu, Shi-Ru / Yang, Gong-Huang / Chen, Zheng-Ming / Wang, Jun-Ling / Wang, Gong-Hao / He, Xing-Zhou / Schoepff, Helen / Boreham, Jillian / Pan, Hong-Chao / Peto, Richard (1998): Emerging tobacco hazards in China: 2. Early mortality results from a prospective study. In: British Medical Journal, Vol. 317, 1423-1424

Plafker, Ted (2001): China admits its AIDS crisis. In: British Medical Journal, Vol. 323, 714

Popkin, Barry M. et al. (1993): The nutrition transition in China: A cross-sectional analysis. In: European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Vol. 47, 333-346

Rosenthal, Elisabeth (2001): Without "barefoot doctors", China's rural families suffer. In: The New York Times, March 14, 2001 (

Saich, Tony (2003): China's Chernobyl or Much Ado About Nothing? Cambridge, MA (Paper prepared for the Workshop on SARS in China: Economic, Political and Social Consequences, Harvard University)

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Thompson, Drew (2003): Pre-empting an HIV/AIDS disaster in China. In: Seton Hall Journal of Diplomacy and International Relations, Vol. 4, No. 2, 29-44

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Wang, Youfa (2001): Cross-national comparision of childhood obesity: the epidemic and the relationship between obesity and socio-economic status. In: International Journal of Epidemiology, Vol. 30, 1129-1136

Wang, Youfa / Monteiro, Carlos / Popkin, Barry M. (2002): Trends of obesity and underweight in older children and adolescents in the United States, Brazil, China, and Russia. In: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Vol. 75, 971-977

Watson, James L. (2001): Prosperity versus Pathology. A Social History of Obesity in China. In: Harvard Asia Pacific Review, Fall 2001 (Health in Modern Asia), 20 ff

Wolf, Charles / Ych, K. C. / Zycher, Benjamin / Eberstadt, Nicholas / Lee, Sung-Ho (2003): Fault lines in China's economic terrain. Santa Monica, CA. RAND, National Defense Institute. Prepared for the Office of Net Assessment, Department of Defense, and the Smith Richardson Foundation.

Wong, Garry W. K. / Ko, Fanny W. S. / Hui, David S. C. / Fok, Tai F. / Carr, David / von Mutius, Erika / Zhong, Nan S. / Chen, Yu Z. / Lai, Christopher K. W. (2004): Factors associated with difference in prevalence of asthma in children from three cities in China: Multicentre epidemiological survey. In: British Medical Journal, Vol. 329, 486 ff

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Yuan, Daoxian (2002): Geological Environments and Human Health in China. In: Environmental Health Perspectives, Vol. 110

Zhang, Konglai / Ma, Shaojun (2002): Epidemiology of HIV in China: Intravenous drug users, sex workers, and large mobile populations are high risk groups. In: British Medical Journal,Vol. 324, 803-804

Zheng, Yangwen (2003): The social life of opium in China, 1483-1999. In: Modern Asian Studies, Vol. 37, 1-39

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