Dr Ernestina Coast

Associate Professor of Population Studies

 

Grants and Projects

Publications

Presentations

Research Supervision

LSE Experts    Department of Social Policy    LSE Health    Population@LSE    Households research

 

GRANTS & PROJECTS                                                                                                                 

2014-2015 "Women's health in occupied Palestinian territory (oPt): inclusion and exclusion" (P.I.)

2012-2014 ESRC/DFID "Trajectories of abortion in Zambia: the social and economic consequences for women" (P. I.)

2012-2013 WHO "What interventions have been implemented to address cultural factors that affect women's use of skilled maternity care services?" (P.I.)

2010-12 - Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) "Harmonised households : the implications of standardised data tools for understanding intergenerational relations" (Co-applicant)

2010-11 - DFID "What are the effective models of delivery of improved maternal and child health outcomes for poor people in urban areas in low income countries (LICs)?"  Systematic Review

2010 - LSE Research Fund "Mental health and poverty in low income countries (LICs)" (Applicant)

2009-10 - Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) "Seminar series: Poverty and sexual and reproductive health: towards unravelling the vicious circle" (Co-applicant) RES-451-26-0748

2007-9 - Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) "The commodity chain of the household: from survey design to policy planning" (Principal Investigator)  info (see Coast, Ernestina et al (2010). The commodity chain of the household: from survey design to policy planning ESRC End of Award Report, RES-175-25-0014. Swindon: ESRC).  Data available from UKDS #850668

2007 - LSE Research Fund - "Gender-based violence and HIV in India" (with Dr T. Leone)

1/1/06 - 30/8/07  - ESRC Fellowship - "Currently cohabiting: relationship attitudes, intentions and behaviour" (Principal Investigator)

19/9/06 - 18/9/08 - Wellcome Trust Research Training Fellowship with E. Wekesa (APHRC)- "Patient perceived impediments to adherence to antiretroviral therapy in Nairobi slums"

10/2004 - Nuffield Foundation "Sexual behaviour and perceptions of risk: male rural-urban migrants in Tanzania"

9/2002 - DANIDA - "HIV/AIDS in Ngorongoro District, Tanzania"

 

PUBLICATIONS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Coast, E., E. Hukin & N. Kamal (forthcoming) "Health systems and chronic non-communicable diseases in low and middle-income countries" in de-Graft Aikins and Agyemang (Eds.) Chronic non-communicable diseases in low and middle-income countries.  CABI.

Randall, S. & E. Coast (forthcoming) "Poverty in African households: the limits of survey representations" Journal of Development Studies

Coast, E., E. Jones, S. Lattoff & A. Portela (forthcoming) "Maternity care services and culture: a systematic global mapping of interventions" PLoS ONE

Kriel, A., S. Randall, E. Coast & B. De Clerq (forthcoming) "From design to practice: how can large-scale household surveys better represent the complexities of the social units under investigation?" African Population Studies

Wekesa, E. & E. Coast (2014) "Fertility desires among men and women living with HIV/AIDS in Nairobi slums: a mixed methods study" PLoS ONE [DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0106292]

Coast, E. & S. Murray (2014) "Pregnancy termination trajectories in Zambia" IUSSP working Paper

Coast, E., A. Norris, A. Moore & E. Freeman (2014) "Trajectories to abortion and abortion-related care: a conceptual framework" IUSSP Working Paper

Weinberger, M. & E. Coast (2014) "Fertility, contraception and method mix in Tanzania: trends and changes since 1990" in A. Mturi & S. Mensah (eds.) "Explaining fertility differences in sub-Saharan Africa". The Edwin Mellen Press.  pp.476  Blog

Leone, T. & E. Coast "Demographic change and gender" (2014) Companion to Development Studies (Hodder, 3rd Edition) (eds. R. Potter & V. Desai).  Routledge. p.387-392

Coast, E., E. Jones, E. Hukin & S. Kumpunen (2013) "Systematic mapping of interventions that have been implemented to address cultural factors that affect women's use of skilled maternity care services" Report prepared for World Health Organization, with funding support from the United Nations Population Fund and the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation.  Pp.68

Wigle, J., E. Coast, D. Watson-Jones (2013) "Human Papillomavrius (HPV) vaccine implementation in low and middle-income countries (LMICs): health systems experiences and prospects".  Vaccine.  31(37):3811-3817.  Blog post.

Wekesa, E. & E. Coast (2013) "Living with HIV post-diagnosis: a qualitative study of the experiences of Nairobi slum residents" BMJ Open.  3:e002399.  Selected for inclusion in "UNAIDS Science" June 2013

Randall, S., E. Coast, N. Compaore, P. Antoine (2013) "The power of the interviewer: a qualitative perspective on African survey data" Demographic Research 28(27) pp.763-792.  Blog post.

Freeman, E. & E. Coast (2013) "Sex in older age in rural MalawiAgeing & Society. 2013:1-24

Jones, E. & E. Coast (2013) "Social relationships and postpartum depression in South Asia: a rapid review" International Journal of Social Psychiatry Vol 59(7): 690-700

Puradiredja, D. I. & E. Coast (2012) "Transactional sex risk across a typology of rural and urban female sex workers in Indonesia: a mixed methods study"  PLoS ONE 7(12): e52858. 

Leone, T., E. Coast, S. Narayanan, A. de Graft Aikins (2012) "Diabetes and depression comorbidity and socio-economic status in low and middle income countries (LMICs): a mapping of the evidenceGlobalisation and Health 8(39): 1-10

Vieira, C., A. Portela, T. Miller, E. Coast, T. Leone & C. Marston (2012) "Increasing the use of skilled health personnel where traditional birth attendants were providers of childbirth care: a systematic review" PLoSONE 7(10):e47946

Coast, E., T. Leone & M. Alankar (2012) "Violence and reproductive health in 5 Indian states: gendered attitudes and behaviour" in K. Nakray (ed) Gender based violence: critical insights for international public health budgets and policies (p. 163-183) Routledge, Pp.233.  Blog entry

Coast, E., T. Leone, E. Jones & A. Hirose (2012) "Poverty and postnatal depression in low and middle income countries: a systematic mapping" Health and Place 18(5):1188-1197

Coast, E., D. McDaid, T. Leone, V. Iemmi, E. Pitchforth, Z. Matthews, A. Hirose, R. Macrae-Gibson, J. Secker, E. Jones  (2012) "What are the effect of different models of delivery for improving maternal and infant health outcomes for poor people in urban areas in low income and lower middle income countries?" London: EPPI-Centre. Pp.250.  ISBN: 978-1-907345-25-8

Randall, S., E. Coast & T. Leone (2011) "Cultural constructions of the concept of household in sample surveys".  Population Studies 65(2): 217-229

Stillwell, J., E. Coast & D. Kneale (eds.) (2009) Fertility, living arrangements care and mobility: Understanding population trends and processes" Springer.

Coast, E. (2009) "Currently cohabiting: relationship attitudes, expectations and outcomes" in Stillwell, J., E. Coast & D. Kneale (eds.) Fertility, living arrangements care and mobility: Understanding population trends and processes" Springer.

E. Coast, K. Hampshire & S. Randall (2007) "Disciplining anthropological demography" Demographic Research 16(16): 493-518

E. Coast (2007) "Wasting semen: the context of condom use among the Maasai" Culture, Health and Sexuality 9(4):387-401

E. Coast (2007) "Reproductive health and the MDGs: rhetoric and reality" in M. Agarwal & A. S. Ray (eds.) Globalization and the Millennium Development Goals: negotiating the challenge Bergahn Books

E. Coast (2006) "Maasai marriage: a comparative study of Kenya and Tanzania" Journal of Comparative Family Studies Vol 37(3): 399-420

E. Coast (2006) "Local understandings of, and responses to, HIV: rural-urban migrants in Tanzania" Social science and medicine, 63 (4). 1000 -1010

Coast, E. (2005) “Malthusian Demography” in Forsyth, T. (ed) (2005) Encyclopedia of International Development, London and New York: Routledge

Coast, E. (2005) “Female genital cutting” in Forsyth, T. (ed) (2005) Encyclopedia of International Development, London and New York: Routledge

Homewood, K., Coast, E. & M. Thompson (2004) “In-migrants, livelihoods, resource access and exclusion in east African rangeland buffer zones Africa 74(4)

Coast, E.An evaluation of demographers’ use of ethnographies.’ Population Studies 57, no. 3 (2003), pp.337-346.

Coast, E. (2003)  ‘HIV/AIDS in Ngorongoro District, Tanzania.’  Danish International Development Assistance (DANIDA) 

Coast, E. (2002) “Maasai socio-economic conditions: cross-border comparison” Human Ecology Vol. 30 No. 1 pp.79-105

Coast, E. (2002) “Marsh Arab Demography” in Nicholson, E. & P. Clark (Eds.) The Iraqi Marshlands: a human and environmental study Politico: London

Coast, E. (2001) "Population Trends in Developing Countries" in V. Desai and R. Potter (Eds.) The Arnold Companion to Development Studies London: Arnold pp.360-367

K. Homewood, E. F. Lambin, E. Coast, A. Kariuki, I. Kikula, J. Kivelia, M. Said, S. Serneels, M. Thompson (2001) “Long term changes in African savanna wildlife and land cover: pastoralists or policies?” Proceedings of the National Academy of Science Vol. 98 Issue 22 pp.12544-12549

Coast, E. (2000) "Maasai Demography" Unpublished PhD thesis.  University of London

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES                                                                                                                                                          

Auditor, European Association for Population Studies (2012- )

Member, Panel on Qualitative Research in Population Studies, International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP)

Liaison Member, Population Europe: The European Population Partnership

Member Scholar, International Institute for Qualitative Methodology

Associate, Centre for Global Health, Population, Poverty and Policy

Member, LSE Health-TISS Programme on Health in India

Co-chair, Working Group on Anthropological Demography of Europe, European Association for Population Studies (EAPS) (2009/10)

 

CO-ORGANISED EVENTS                                                                                                                                                                        

Healthy African Cities, London School of Economics, 7th March 2013

Why does London need a family planning summit?  London School of Economics, 10th July 2012

Africa's disease burden: what matters most? London School of Economics, 1st June 2011

Reproductive morbidity and poverty, London School of Economics, 6th November 2010

Understanding European Living Arrangements, London School of Economics, 18th-19th December 2009

Defining the household: Implications of household definitions in surveys and censuses, UCL, 15th May 2008

 

PRESENTATIONS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Coast, E. (forthcoming) "The role of induced abortions in fertility transitions" Paper presentation at BSPS Annual Conference, University of Winchester, 8-10 September, 2014

Leone, T., E. Coast, D. Parmar & S. Murray (forthcoming) "The socio-economic burden of unsafe abortion for women and households in Zambia" Paper presentation at BSPS Annual Conference, University of Winchester, 8-10 September, 2014

Coast, E. & E. Freeman (forthcoming) "Research uptake and impact activities on unsafe abortion in Zambia" Presentation at ESRC DFID Poverty Alleviation Conference, London, 9th September 2014

Coast, E. & S. Murray (2014) "Pregnancy termination trajectories in Zambia" Presentation at the Maternal and Neonatal health Group Seminar, LSHTM, 3rd July 2014

Coast, E. & S. Murray (2014) "Pregnancy termination trajectories in Zambia" Presentation at the IUSSP workshop on Decision-making regarding abortion, Nanyuki, Kenya, 3rd-5th June, 2014.

Coast, E. (2014) "The role of induced abortions in fertility transitions" Invited Keynote at "The fertility transition in the South" St Anne's College Oxford, 23rd-25th April 2014

Parmar, D., T. Leone, E. Coast, S. Murray, E. Hukin, B. Vwalika (2014) "A comparative study of health systems costs of safe abortion and post abortion care in Zambia"  Presentation at the Third International Conference of the African Health Economics and Policy Association (AfHEA).  Nairobi, 11th-13th March, 2014.

Wekesa, E. & E. Coast (2013) "Family planning use and need among HIV infected men and women in Nairobi slums".  International Conference on Family Planning, 12-15 November 2013, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Coast, E., A. Fanghanel, E. Lelievre & S. Randall (2013) "Counting the population or describing society? A comparative analysis of the evolution of definitions of 'household' in British and French censuses"  Presented at La Chaire Quetelet: Demography Revisited, Louvain-la-Neuve, November 12-15th, 2013

Coast, E. (2013) "Sex, contraception and HIV - a global perspective".  Invited panel discussion at the Royal College of Physicians, London, 19th Sept 2013

Coast, E. (2013) "Induced abortion and fertility transition" Presented at ESRC Seminar on "Post-transitional fertility in developing countries: causes and implications" 16-17th July, Nuffield College, Oxford, UK.

Randall, S., E. Coast & F-B. Dial (2013) "UN 'households' and local interpretations in Burkina Faso, Senegal, Uganda and Tanzania" Presented at the 5th European Conference in African Studies.  June 27th-29th, Lisbon, Portugal.

Coast, E. & E. Hukin (2013) "Pregnancy termination trajectories in Zambia"  Invited presentation at IPPF, London, May 22nd, 2013

Randall, S. & E. Coast (2013) "Poverty in African households: the limits of survey representations" Invited presentation at African Economic Development: measuring success and failure, Simon Fraser University, Canada.  April 18-20, 2013

Wekesa, E. & E. Coast (2013) "Fertility intentions among people living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHA) in the ART era: Mixed methods evidence from Nairobi slums"  Poster presented at the Population Association of America Annual Meeting, 11th-13th April 2013, New Orleans, USA.

Coast, E. (2013) ""Unwanted" fertility and induced abortion" Invited presentation at the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing.  Workshop on Fertility change in the South.  Oxford University, 7th March 2013

Coast E., E. W. Jones, S. Kumpunen, B. Gaschler (2012) "Systematic mapping of interventions to address cultural factors that affect use of maternal health services" Presented at the Meeting to review systematic reviews on health promotion interventions for maternal and newborn health.  WHO, Geneva, Switzerland, 13-14th December, 2012

Randall, S.  & E. Coast (2012) "Demographic data and policies for the elderly in Africa" XVII Colloque international de l'Aidelf.  ISSP, Universite de Ouagadougou, 12-16 November, 2012.

Coast, E. & S. Randall (2012) "Household surveys in development research: methodological reflections from sub-Saharan Africa" Invited seminar at LIDC/LCIRAH, London, 24th July 2012

Kriel, A., S. Randall, E. Coast, A. Risenga & M. Nyambura (2012) "From design to practice: how can large-scale household surveys better represent the complexities of the social units under investigation?" Paper presented at the South African Sociological Association Annual Congress, Cape Town, 1-4 July 2012

Coast, E., S. Randall, A. Fanghanel, E. Lelievre, S. Ba-Gning (2012) "Sofa surfers and shed dwellers: new living arrangements and household surveys in the UK and France" European Population Conference, 13-16 June, 2012, Stockholm, Sweden

Fanghanel, A., E. Coast & S. Randall (2012) "Mapping intergenerational care across hosueholds in the UK: analysing proximity, propinquity and resources in the "tacit intergenerational contract" European Population Conference, 13-16 June, 2012, Stockholm, Sweden

Matthews, P., R. Sear, E. Coast & M. Iacovou (2012) "Do preceding questions influence the reporting of childbearing intentions in social surveys?" Population Association of America Annual Meeting. 3-5 May 2012. San Fransisco, CA.

Corker, J. & E. Coast (2012) Polygyny and family planning programmes in sub-Saharan Africa: representation and reality.  Poster presented at Population Association of America Annual Meeting. 3-5 May 2012. San Fransisco, CA.

Golaz, V., P. Antoine, S. Randall & E. Coast (2012) Definition du menage et situation des personnes agees.  Comparaisons entre 4 pays Africains.   Paper presented at ACEA, Quebec, 2-4 May, 2012

Coast, E., M. Hennink, I. Hutter, C. Nzioka, M. Puri (2011) Qualitative research in demography: a review of the last decade.  Presented at the Sixth African Population Conference, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 5-9th December 2011

Randall, S., E. Coast, N. Compaore & S. Wandera (2011) The power of the interviewer.  Presented at the Sixth African Population Conference, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 5-9th December 2011

Coast, E. (2011) "Mixed methods in demographic research in Africa" Invited presentation by PAA at the Sixth African Population Conference, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 5-9th December 2011

Coast, E., S. Randall, V. Golaz & B. Gnoumou (2011) "Problematic polygyny: implications of changing typologies and definitions of polygamy" Presented at the Sixth African Population Conference, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 5-9th December 2011

Weinberger, M. & E. Coast (2011) "Making sense of Tanzania's fertility: the role of contraceptive use" Presented at 2011 International Conference in Family Planning, Nov 29th - Dec 2nd, Dakar, Senegal

Corker, J. & E. Coast (2011) "Polygyny and family planning programs in sub-Saharan Africa: representation and reality" To be presented at 2011 International Conference in Family Planning, Nov 29th - Dec 2nd, Dakar, Senegal

Iemmi, V., E. Coast, T. Leone & D. McDaid (2011) "Suicide and poverty: mapping the evidence in low and middle income countries" Paper presented at the World Congress of the World Federation for Mental Health. 17-21 October, 2011.  Cape Town, South Africa.

Leone, T., R. Bisht, A. Goisis, E. Coast (2011) "Raising overmedicalisation of births in Southern India: a demand or supply phenomenon?" Paper presented at BSPS 2011, York, 7-9th September 2011

Coast, E., T. Leone, D. McDaid & A. Hirose (2010) "Postnatal depression (PND) and poverty in low income countries: Mapping the evidence" Presented at Reproductive morbidity and poverty, London School of Economics, November 6th 2010

Wekesa, E. & E. Coast (2010) "Just like a taste of water which is too little to quench the thirst": Condom use among people living with HIV/AIDS in Nairobi urban slums".  Paper presented at the 9th International Conference on Urban Health (ICUH), New York, 27th-29th October, 2010.

Coast, E., S. Randall & T. Leone (2010) "Whose household? The fuzziness of a critical concept in household surveys" Presented at New measurement issues in survey research.  Royal Statistical Society.  21st September 2010

Leone, T., Coast, E. & S. Randall (2010) "Did you sleep here last night? The impact of the household definition in sample surveys: a Tanzanian case study" Paper presented at the European Population Conference, Vienna, September 3-5th 2010

Coast, E., S. Randall & T. Leone (2010) "The household in household surveys" presented at the ESRC Research Methods Festival.  University of Oxford.  6th July 2010

Wekesa, E. & E. Coast (2009) "For ever and ever, Amen": facilitators of adherence to antiretroviral therapy in Nairobi urban informal settlements".  Presentation at 8th International Conference on Urban Health.  Nairobi, Kenya.

Coast, E., S. Randall & T. Leone (2009) "The commodity chain of the household: from survey design to policy and practice" Presentation at XXVI IUSSP International Population Conference, Marrakech, 27th Sept-2nd October, 2009.

Coast, E., N. Mondain & C. Rossier (2009) " Qualitative research in demography: quality, presentation and assessment" Presentation at XXVI IUSSP International Population Conference, Marrakech, 27th Sept-2nd October, 2009.

Wekesa, E. & E. Coast (2009) "Adherence to antiretroviral treatment for HIV-positive adults: the stigma-disclose-social support nexus in two Kenyan slum settlements"  Poster presentation at XXVI IUSSP International Population Conference, Marrakech, 27th Sept-2nd October, 2009.

Leone, T., E. Coast & S. Randall (2009) "Did you sleep here last night?  The impact of the household definition in sample surveys: a Tanzanian case study" Presentation at British Society for Population Studies Annual Conference, Brighton, 9th - 11th September, 2009.

Randall, S., E. Coast & T. Leone (2008) Paper presented at "Vital signs: researching real life" University of Manchester, 9-11th September 2008

Randall, S., E. Coast & T. Leone (2008) "The dangers of disciplinary culture: unpacking demography's use of the "household"" Presentation at Anthropology of Africa Seminar, LSE, October 14th, 2008.

Coast, E., S. Randall & T. Leone (2008) "The commodity chain of the household: from survey design to  policy planning" BSPS Conference, University of Manchester, 10-12 September 2008

Randall, S., E. Coast & T. Leone (2008) "Une culture disciplinaire et ses pieges: l'emploi du terme "menage" en demographie".  AIDELF.  Colloque Demographie et Culture.  Quebec.  Canada, August 2008

Leone, T., E. Coast & A. Malviya (2008) "Gender based violence and women's vulnerability towards HIV/AIDS in 6 Indian Districts".  Poster presentation at AIDS 2008, XVII AIDS Conference, 3-8th August, Mexico City, Mexico.

Coast, E., S. Randall & T. Leone (2008) "The commodity chain of the household: from survey design to policy planning" poster presented at the European Association for Population Studies.  Barcelona.  9-12 July 2008.

Coast, E. (2008) "Currently cohabiting: relationship expectations and outcomes in the British Household Panel Survey" Paper presented at European Association for Population Studies.  Barcelona.  9-12 July 2008.

Puradireja, D. I., E. Coast, R. Sear (2008) "Why do female sex workers in Indonesia not use condoms?  a mixed methods study of the heterogeneous contexts of condom use" Paper presented at European Association for Population Studies.  Barcelona.  9-12 July 2008.

Leone, T., E. Coast & S. Randall (2008) "The concept of the household".  Paper presented at ESRC Research Methods Festival. Oxford.  30th June - 3rd July, 2008.

Coast, E. & T. Leone "Rural gender-based violence and HIV: evidence from five Indian states" Paper presented at GHP3 workshop, University of Southampton, 24th June 2008

Leone, T., E. Coast & S. Randall (2008) "The commodity chain of the household" Presentation at Population Association of America Annual Meeting, April 17-19th, New Orleans, 2008

Coast, E., S. Randall & T. Leone (2008) "The commodity chain of the household: from survey design to policy planning" Paper presented at "Defining the household: implications of household definitions in surveys and censuses".  London. 15th May 2008.

Coast, E., S. Randall & T. Leone (2007) "The commodity chain of the household" Paper presented at the 5th UAPS (Union for African Population Studies) Conference, 10-14th December 2007, Arusha, Tanzania

Wekesa, E. & E. Coast (2007) "ART adherence in resource poor settings in sub-Saharan Africa: a multidisciplinary review" Poster presented at the 5th UAPS (Union for African Population Studies) Conference, 10-14th December 2007, Arusha, Tanzania

Coast, E. (2007) "Asking new questions of old(er) data: secondary qualitative research in demography" Invited lecture as part of the European Doctoral School in Demography, INED, Paris, November 2007.

Coast, E. & T. Leone  (2007) "Rural gender-based violence: evidence from five Indian states" Paper presented (by videolink) to the CHARCA endline conference, Delhi.

Coast, E. (2007) "Relationship attitudes and intentions in the British Household Panel Survey" Paper presented at the BSPS Annual Conference, University of St Andrews, 11-13th September 2007

Malviya, A., Coast, E. & T. Leone  (2007) "Rural gender-based violence: evidence from five Indian states" Paper presented at the BSPS Annual Conference, University of St Andrews, 11-13th September 2007

Coast, E. (2007) "Research synthesis in anthropological demography" Invited seminar (La construction du lien entre qualitatif et quantitatif en demographie" Centre Population et Developpement, Paris, 24th May 2007

Coast, E. (2006) "Qualitative research synthesis: what, why and how?" Paper presented at Institut Superieur des Sciences de la Population, University of Ouagadougou 18-20th October, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Homewood, K., E. Coast, S. Kiruswa, D. M. Thompson, P. Trench (2006) "Maasai pastoralists: diversification and poverty" Paper presented at "pastoralism and poverty reduction in east Africa: A policy research conference27-28 June,  International Livestock research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya

Coast, E. (2006) "Reproductive health and the MDGs: Rhetoric and reality" Paper presented at "Globalisation and the Millennium development Goals" 19-20th January, JNU, Delhi, India

Coast, E. & K. Hampshire (2005) Plenary Discussion "Workshop on the anthropological demography of Europe" Max Planck Institute of Demographic Research, Rostcok, Germany, 30th September-1st October.

Coast, E. (2005) "Sexual behaviour and perceptions of risk: male rural-urban migrants in Tanzania" Paper presented in Session 40, International Union for the Scientific Study of Population XXV International Population Conference Tours, France, July 18-23, 2005

Coast, E. (2005) "Maasai marriage: a comparative study of Kenya and Tanzania"  Poster presentation International Union for the Scientific Study of Population XXV International Population Conference Tours, France, July 18-23, 2005

Coast, E. (2003) ‘Wasting sperm: The cultural context of condom use among the Maasai of Northern Tanzania’ Paper presented at The International Union for the Scientific Study of Population Workshop on Taking Stock of the Condom in the Era of HIV/AIDS, University of Botswana, 13-17 July 2003.

Coast, E. (2002) "Of girls and men: Maasai girlhood in Kenya and Tanzania" Paper presented at Queen Elizabeth House, Oxford, November 2002.

Coast, E. (2001) “Ethnographic demography: the use of ethnographic texts by demographers” Paper presented at IUSSP General Population Conference, Salvador, Brazil, 20-24th August 2001

Coast, E. (2001) “Colonial preconceptions and contemporary demographic reality: Maasai of Kenya and Tanzania” Paper presented at IUSSP General Population Conference, Salvador, Brazil, 20-24th August 2001

Coast, E. (2001) “Read all about it: population knowledge in a Kenyan daily newspaper” Paper presented at IUSSP Anthropological Demography Workshop Brown University, March 2001

Coast, E. (2000) “Maasai fertility: Kenya-Tanzania comparisons” Paper presented at British Society of Population Studies, Utrecht, Holland, September 2-4th 2001

Coast, E. (1999) “Demography of the Maasai” Poster presented in absentia at the Third African Population Conference, Durban, South Africa, December 1999

 

RESEARCH SUPERVISION                                                                                                                                                                   

C. Bhattacharya Awarded 2007 State-level population policies and family planning service provision in India: case studies of Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal
Dr R. Kattumuri Awarded 2008 A socio-demographic study of HIV/AIDS related knowledge, attitudes and sexual behaviour: patients from South India
Dr W. Pothisiri Awarded 2010 Postpartum care in Thailand: experience, practice and policy
Dr D. I. Puradiredja Awarded 2011 Contexualising condom (non-)use by rural and urban female sex workers in Indonesia: a mixed methods approach
Dr E. Wekesa Awarded 2012 A new lease of life: PLWHA and reproductive intentions and behaviour in Kenya
Dr E. Freeman Awarded 2012 Older adults' experiences of ageing, sex and HIV infection in rural Malawi
Dr E. Hukin Awarded 2013 Contraception in Cambodia: explaining unmet need
Dr S. Hameed Awarded 2013 Sexual health policies and youth - a case study of the Maldives
P. Bouanchaud   HIV among marginalised populations in China
J. Marczak   Childbearing intentions of Polish men and women in the UK and Poland-progression to the second child
E. Jones   The household and decisions relating to delivery care in India
R. Deacon   Youth engagement in development processes and programmes in South Africa
S. Lattof   Maternal and reproductive health and health insurance in Ghana
Dr Katerina Georgiadis   Understanding low fertility in the UK and Greece (ESRC Postdoc 2009-10)

 

TEACHING

LSE100 "Is population growth a good thing"?  Podcast
University of Padova, Italy, 12-17th December 2011 Demographic Transition and Development in Rich and Poor Countries

 

CONTACT                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

Dr Ernestina Coast

Associate Professor of Population Studies

Dept. of Social Policy

London School of Economics

Houghton Street

London WC2A 2AE

Tel:     +44 (0)207 955 6335

Email:    e.coast@lse.ac.uk

http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8703-307X