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The politics of contraception

Carl Djerassi

The politics of contraception

the present and the future

by Carl Djerassi

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Published by W.H. Freeman in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Contraception.,
  • Contraception -- Research.,
  • Oral contraceptives.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCarl Djerassi.
    SeriesPortable Stanford.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRG136 .D57 1981
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 282 p. :
    Number of Pages282
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4259850M
    ISBN 100716713411, 071671342X
    LC Control Number81005460

    The biography of a multifaceted technological object, the IUD, illuminates how political contexts shaped contraceptive development, marketing, use, and users. The intrauterine device (IUD) is used by million women around the world. Description of the book "Contraception: A History": Contraception is not an invention of modern times, nor is it a purely personal matter. Social institutions such as the church and the state have exerted their influence as effectively as doctors, population theorists, and the early pioneers of the feminist movement.

    A History of Birth Control Politics in America Awards and Recognition: • Honorable Mention, John Cawelti Book Award, American Culture Association, • A Choice Outstanding Academic Title, The most complete history of birth control ever written.   Which method of contraception best suits your patient's needs? Contraceptive technology has exploded at breakneck speed. The options now available can bewilder patients who need practical advice for family planning. Contraception provides just that practical advice. Divided into three sections covering selection and cost comparison, individual methods of contraception, and risks and 1/5(1).

    THE HISTORY AND POLITICS OF BIRTH CONTROL: A REVIEW ESSAY ELIZABETH FEE and MICHAEL WALLACE Woman's Body, Woman's Right: A Social History of Birth Con-Control in America. By Linda Gordon. New York: Grossman, From Private Vice to Public Virtue: The Birth Control Movement and American Society Since By James Reed. New York: Basic Books. The decline of the birth rate is arguably the most important social change of the twentieth century in Canada. The Bedroom and the State, first published in , examines the social, cultural, and technological reasons for this decline and answers such questions as: * What forms of contraception were used prior to the Pill? * How widespread and dangerous has abortion been?


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[Carl Djerassi] -- At age twenty-eight, Carl Djerassi led the team at Syntex in Mexico that synthesized the first oral contraceptive.

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It had all the facts, statistics, key arguments, and covered the whole background and history of birth control, Viagra, abortion and women's rights sexually, so technically this book is good.

However I got to the end thinking "so why was abortion before birth control?" and the fact that is the whole point of the book, is not a good review to get/5. The Politics of the Pill Gender, Framing, and Policymaking in the Battle over Birth Control Rachel VanSickle-Ward and Kevin Wallsten.

Ambitious, multi method research approach on a timely and important topic; Connects active contemporary discussions around both women in office and reproductive policy more generally. “This is is a book of conscience. Shocking, eloquent, carefully researched, it should be read―and acted upon.” ―Gena Corea "This revised edition of a feminist classic adds new information on AIDS, contraception, and the anti-abortion movement as it probes world patterns of population and reproduction control and its meaning for the by: Volume 3: The Politics of Planned Parenthood, – of The Selected Papers of Margaret Sanger highlights Sanger's quest for the "magic pill," the non-barrier method of birth control she had envisioned since the early s.

These lively and fascinating letters and other writings tell the story of Sanger's consequential collaboration with the philanthropist Katharine Dexter McCormick and their 5/5(1). Using original primary sources, this book uncovers and analyzes for the first time the politics of fertility and the battle over birth control in South Africa from (the year the country was formed) to It examines the nature and achievements of the South African birth-control movement in.

The book is nimbly paced and conversational, but its breezy style can trip on the rails of those politics, particularly when it comes to what the pill, and all the forms of effective hormonal.

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This book reflects our view that larger questions loom behind abortion politics. First of all, we consider nearly all induced abortions as sequelae to unwanted pregnancy, most of which can be avoided with effective contraception. While there is extensive literature on the social history, politics, and legal aspects of birth control and abortion in the United States, the history of family planning as a policy remains to be fully recorded.

This volume is intended to contribute to this history by examining birth control and abortion within a larger cultural, policy, and comparative framework. Political Scene: The Politics of Contraception. “I thought the whole issue was summed up very well in the sign of a protester. Her sign said, ‘I can’t believe I still have to protest this shit,’” Ryan Lizza says in this week’s Political Scene podcast.

She’s not the only : Matthew Mcknight. birth control. birth control, practice of contraception for the purpose of limiting reproduction. Methods of Birth Control. Male birth control methods include withdrawal of the male before ejaculation (the oldest contraceptive technique) and use of the condom, a rubber sheath covering the penis.

Choice Magazine's Outstanding Academic Books for The 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 years, The Moral Property of Women is a thoroughly updated and revised version of the award-winning historian Linda Gordon's classic history Woman's Body.

The development, manufacturing, and use of contraceptive methods from the late nineteenth century to the present, viewed from the perspective of reproductive justice. The beginning of the modern contraceptive era began inwhen Dr.

Aletta Jacobs opened the first birth control clinic in Amsterdam. The founding of this facility, and the clinical provision of contraception that it enabled.

The biography of a multifaceted technological object, the IUD, illuminates how political contexts shaped contraceptive development, marketing, use, and users.

The intrauterine device (IUD) is used by million women around the world.4/5. Read this book on Questia. While there is extensive literature on the social history, politics, and legal aspects of birth control and abortion in the United States, the history of family planning as a policy remains to be fully recorded.

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It covers the entire history of the intense controversies about reproductive rights that have raged in the United States for more than years, from the earliest attempts of women to organize for the legal control of their bodies to the effects of second.Latest COVID Politics Columns Living Faith Arts The Politics of Contraception.

“They basically just blasted the entire idea of using hormonal birth control on the basis that it is.