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Title Controlling reproduction : an American history / edited by Andrea Tone.

Publication Info. Wilmington, Del. : SR Books, 1997.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  363.96 C764CO    Check Shelf
Description xxii, 243 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Worlds of women ; no. 2
Worlds of women ; no. 2.
Bibliography Filmography: page 243.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-242).
Contents "Taking the trade": abortion and gender relations in an eighteenth-century New England village / Cornelia Hughes Dayton -- Advice on menstruation and pregnancy / William Buchan -- "Science" enters the birthing room: obstetrics in America since the eighteenth century / Judith Walzer Leavitt -- Indispositions of women with child / Francois Mauriceau -- On insane women and the reproductive system / Horatio Storer -- A questionnaire for professors of obstetrics / J. Whitridge Williams -- Family limitation, sexual control, and domestic feminism in Victorian America / Daniel Scott Smith -- " About to meet her maker": the state's investigation of abortion in Chicago, 1867-1940 / Leslie J. Reagan -- The struggle for reproductive freedom / Linda Gordon -- The prevention of conception / Margaret Sanger
Prevention or abortion--which? / Margaret Sanger -- On race decay and wilful sterility / Theodore Roosevelt -- Voices from within the veil / W. E. B. Du Bois -- The program of eugenics and the Negro race / Paul Popenoe and Roswell Johnson -- The role of popular organizing: feminists and libertarians / Rosalind Pollack Petchesky -- Testimony on behalf of the human life amendment / Mildred F. Jefferson -- Statement against the human life bill / Bob Packwood -- Contraceptive consumers: gender and the political economy of birth control in the 1930s / Andrea Tone -- Testimony on oral contraceptives / John R. McCain and Washington Women's Liberation -- Testimony on the intrauterine device / John G. Madry, Jr., and Russel J. Thomsen.
Subject Birth control -- United States -- History.
Birth control -- United States -- History -- Sources.
Abortion -- United States -- History.
Abortion -- United States -- History -- Sources.
Family Planning Services -- history -- United States.
Abortion, Spontaneous -- history -- United States.
Added Author Tone, Andrea, 1964-
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