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Author Rosen, Robyn L.

Title Reproductive health, reproductive rights : reformers and the politics of maternal welfare, 1917-1940 / Robyn L. Rosen.

Publication Info. Columbus : Ohio State University Press, [2003]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  362.83 R813R    Check Shelf
Description xviii, 196 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Women and health
Women & health (Columbus, Ohio)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents "Maternity is not a contagious disease" / Elizabeth Lowell Putnam, prenatal care, and conservative politics -- "The whole problem of motherhood" / Ethel Sturges Dummer, feminism delinquency, and illegitimacy -- "Has the government the right to forbid knowledge?" / Mary Ware Dennett, expediency, justice, and birth control -- "To do a real amount of good...without raising antagonism" / Blanche Ames, local circumstances, and birth control politics.
Subject Maternal and infant welfare -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Maternal health services -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Reproductive health -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Birth control -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Women's rights -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Women social reformers -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 0814209203 alkaline paper
0814290094 (CD-ROM)
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