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The Resource The moral property of women : a history of birth control politics in America, Linda Gordon

The moral property of women : a history of birth control politics in America, Linda Gordon

Label
The moral property of women : a history of birth control politics in America
Title
The moral property of women
Title remainder
a history of birth control politics in America
Statement of responsibility
Linda Gordon
Title variation
History of birth control politics in America
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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 150 years, The Moral Property of Women is a thoroughly updated and revised edition of the award-winning historian Linda Gordon's classic history Woman's Body, Woman's Rights, originally published in 1976"--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gordon, Linda
Dewey number
363.9/6/0973
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ766.5.U5
LC item number
G66 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2003 A-110
  • HQ 766.5.U5
NLM item number
G663m 2002
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Gordon, Linda
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Birth control
  • Family Planning Services
  • United States
  • Régulation des naissances
  • Birth control
  • United States
  • Anticonceptie
  • Politieke besluitvorming
  • Geburtenregelung
  • Familienplanung
  • USA
Label
The moral property of women : a history of birth control politics in America, Linda Gordon
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Substantially rev. and updated ed. of: Woman's body, woman's right. 2nd ed. 1990
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: birth control, the moral property of women -- From folk medicine to prohibition to resistance. The prehistory of birth control -- The criminals -- Prudent sex ; Malthusianism ; Neo-malthusianism ; Perfectionism -- Birth control and women's rights. Voluntary motherhood -- Social purity and eugenics -- Race suicide -- Continence or indulgence -- Birth control and social revolution -- From women's rights to family planning. Professionalization -- Depression -- Planned parenthood -- Birth control becomes public policy -- Birth control in the era of second-wave feminism. Abortion, the mother controversy -- Is nothing simple about reproduction control? -- Conclusion : Birth control and feminism
Control code
ocm48958408
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xiii, 446 pages
Isbn
9780252027642
Lccn
2002001551
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o48958408
  • (OCoLC)48958408
Label
The moral property of women : a history of birth control politics in America, Linda Gordon
Publication
Note
Substantially rev. and updated ed. of: Woman's body, woman's right. 2nd ed. 1990
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: birth control, the moral property of women -- From folk medicine to prohibition to resistance. The prehistory of birth control -- The criminals -- Prudent sex ; Malthusianism ; Neo-malthusianism ; Perfectionism -- Birth control and women's rights. Voluntary motherhood -- Social purity and eugenics -- Race suicide -- Continence or indulgence -- Birth control and social revolution -- From women's rights to family planning. Professionalization -- Depression -- Planned parenthood -- Birth control becomes public policy -- Birth control in the era of second-wave feminism. Abortion, the mother controversy -- Is nothing simple about reproduction control? -- Conclusion : Birth control and feminism
Control code
ocm48958408
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xiii, 446 pages
Isbn
9780252027642
Lccn
2002001551
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o48958408
  • (OCoLC)48958408

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