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The Moral Veto: Framing Contraception, Abortion, and Cultural Pluralism in the United States
The Moral Veto: Framing Contraception, Abortion, and Cultural Pluralism in the United States
by Gene Burns
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Examines the often surprising history of controversies over contraception and abortion in the United States.... (read more)

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Contested Lives: Abortion Debate American Community-Revise
Contested Lives: Abortion Debate American Community-Revise
by Faye D Ginsburg
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Based on the struggle over a Fargo, North Dakota, abortion clinic, Contested Lives explores one of the central social conflicts of our time. Both wide-ranging and rich in detail, it speaks not simply to the abortion issue but also to the critical role of... (read more)

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Crow After Roe: How "Separate But Equal" Has Become the New Standard in Women's Health and How We Can Change That
Crow After Roe: How "Separate But Equal" Has Become the New Standard in Women's Health and How We Can Change That
by Robin Marty
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2013 marks the fortieth anniversary of the Supreme Courts abortion decision in Roe v. Wade, one of the most divisive rulings ever to shape American politics. In recent years, attempts to overturn Roe v. Wade have reached a fevered pitch. Since 2010... (read more)

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Planned Bullyhood: The Truth Behind the Headlines about the Planned Parenthood Funding Battle with Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Planned Bullyhood: The Truth Behind the Headlines about the Planned Parenthood Funding Battle with Susan G. Komen for the Cure
by Karen Handel
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For at least a decade, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the world's leading breast cancer organization, had been dealing with the backlash from pro-life conservatives because of its grants to Planned Parenthood, the world's largest abortion provider.... (read more)

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The Pro-Life/Choice Debate (Historical Guides to Controversial Issues in America)
The Pro-Life/Choice Debate (Historical Guides to Controversial Issues in America)
by Mark Y. Herring
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While the disagreements on abortion date to the beginning of our country, most of its public debate has taken place during the 20th century. Herring examines the issue from the debate's origin to its current state and expected future. Narrative chapters... (read more)

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Lost & Found in New Ulm, Minn.
Lost & Found in New Ulm, Minn.
by Dennis D. Glawe
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Jeremy Cander has designed a home that cures depression. Jack Nesteby (A Canadian reporter wants the story. In a New Ulm, Minnesota bar called The Broken Gate, they meet. A flood, and an accident change both men forever.... (read more)

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The Criminalization of a Woman's Body (Women & Criminal Justice Series)
The Criminalization of a Woman's Body (Women & Criminal Justice Series)
by Clarice Feinman
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This groundbreaking book addresses the ominous trend of introducing and passing laws and court decisions regulating the actions of women and the control of their bodies. One of the few books published on the criminalization of women's bodies, this timely... (read more)

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Broadcasting Birth Control: The Search for Chile's Disappeared (Critical Issues in Health and Medicine)
Broadcasting Birth Control: The Search for Chile's Disappeared (Critical Issues in Health and Medicine)
by Manon Parry
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Traditionally, the history of the birth control movement has been told through the accounts of the leaders, organizations, and legislation that shaped the campaign. Recently, historians have begun examining the cultural work of printed media, including... (read more)

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Let Every Child Be Wanted: How Social Marketing Is Revolutionizing Contraceptive Use Around the World
Let Every Child Be Wanted: How Social Marketing Is Revolutionizing Contraceptive Use Around the World
by Philip D. Harvey
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This book provides the only comprehensive examination of contraceptive social marketing. It includes a full description of the most important of these programs, documenting a form of international assistance that has attracted over $1 billion from... (read more)

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Willing Fathers, Reluctant Parents: Young Men's Perspectives on Unwanted Pregnancies and Abortion in Kenya
Willing Fathers, Reluctant Parents: Young Men's Perspectives on Unwanted Pregnancies and Abortion in Kenya
by Charles Nzioka
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Male perspectives and involvement in abortion decision-making processes and abortion procurement are often overlooked. Conducted in the newly created Makueni District in Kenya this study focuses on: Young men's perspectives in the causation of unwanted... (read more)

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Lost & Found in New Ulm, Minn.
Lost & Found in New Ulm, Minn.
by Dennis D. Glawe
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Jeremy Cander has designed a home that cures depression. Jack Nesteby, a Canadian reporter, wants the story. In a New Ulm, Minnesota bar called The Broken Gate, they meet, but a flood and an accident change both men forever.... (read more)

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Who Chooses?: American Reproductive History Since 1830
Who Chooses?: American Reproductive History Since 1830
by Simone M. Caron
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"This book is the first to synthesize the intertwined histories of contraception, sterilization, and abortion in nineteenth- and twentieth-century America. Caron skillfully blends the local study of reproductive history in the state of Rhode Island... (read more)

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Just One Child (08 Edition)
Just One Child (08 Edition)
by Susan Greenhalgh
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"This is a seminal contribution to policy making as a subject of anthropological study. But to say only this would obscure the often gripping and intricate story of Chinese expert politics, where rocket scientists seized the initiative in defining... (read more)

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Conceiving the New World Order: Global Politics of Reproduct
Conceiving the New World Order: Global Politics of Reproduct
by Faye D Ginsburg
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This groundbreaking volume provides a dramatic investigation of the dynamics of reproduction. In an unusually broad spectrum of essays, a distinguished group of international feminist scholars and activists explores the complexity of contemporary sexual... (read more)

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Birth Control on Main Street: Organizing Clinics in the United States, 1916-1939
Birth Control on Main Street: Organizing Clinics in the United States, 1916-1939
by Cathy Moran Hajo
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Unearthing individual stories and statistical records from previously overlooked birth control clinics, Cathy Moran Hajo looks past the rhetoric of the birth control movement to show the relationships, politics, and issues that defined the movement in... (read more)

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Abortion: Statutes, Policies, and Public Attitudes the World Over
Abortion: Statutes, Policies, and Public Attitudes the World Over
by Rita James Simon
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Abortion is one of the most compelling public policy issues facing government and the public in the United States today. Most societies have enacted laws and statutes regarding abortion, and most societies have strong feelings regarding birth control and... (read more)

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Beyond Choice: Reproductive Freedom in the 21st Century
Beyond Choice: Reproductive Freedom in the 21st Century
by Alexander Sanger
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Thirty years after Roe v. Wade, the argument between "pro-choicers" and "pro-lifers" has reached stalemate. Pro-choice arguments haven't persuaded a comfortable majority that legal abortion is vital to our society, nor addressed our moral qualms. Younger... (read more)

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The Silent Subject: Reflections on the Unborn in American Culture
The Silent Subject: Reflections on the Unborn in American Culture
by Brad Stetson
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When, God willing, the abortion controversy is behind us, partisans of the pro-life and pro-choice positions are going to have to live together in this society. That is why, sloganeering and passionate polemics are inevitable, civil conversation is... (read more)

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Women, Society, the State, and Abortion: A Structuralist Analysis
Women, Society, the State, and Abortion: A Structuralist Analysis
by Patrick J. Sheeran
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Women, Society, the State, and Abortion takes an unbiased look at the abortion issue, examining it from a cross-disciplinary perspective comprising history, politics, law, biology, philosophy, theology, and medicine. Through application of a... (read more)

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Moral Property of Women (02 Edition)
Moral Property of Women (02 Edition)
by Linda Gordon
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Choice Magazine's Outstanding Academic Books for 2004The only book to cover the entire history of birth control and the intense controversies about reproduction rights that have raged in the United States for more than 150 years, The Moral Property of... (read more)

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