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Author Watkins, Elizabeth Siegel.

Title On the pill : a social history of oral contraceptives, 1950-1970 / Elizabeth Siegel Watkins.

Publication Info. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [1998]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  363.96 W335O    Check Shelf
Description viii, 183 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [163]-173) and index.
Contents Genesis of the pill -- Physicians, patients, and the new oral contraceptives -- Sex, population, and the pill -- Debating the safety of the pill -- Oral contraceptives and informed consent -- Conclusion.
Subject Birth control -- United States -- Social aspects.
Oral contraceptives -- United States -- History.
Sex customs -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Contraception Behavior -- history -- United States.
Contraceptives, Oral -- history -- United States.
Sexual Behavior -- history -- United States.
ISBN 0801858763 alkaline paper
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