Pregnancy and power : a short history of reproductive politics in America

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Solinger, Rickie, 1947-
Language:English
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Physical Description:vii, 303 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-286) and index.
Published: New York : New York University Press, [2005]
ISBN:0814798276 (cloth : alk. paper)
Table of Contents:
  • What is reproductive politics?
  • Racializing the nation: from the Declaration of Independence to the Emancipation Proclamation, 1776-1865
  • Sex in the city: from secrecy to anonymity to privacy, 1870s to 1920s
  • No extras: curbing fertility during the Great Depression
  • Central planning: managing fertility, race, and rights in postwar America, 1940s to 1960
  • The human rights era: the rise of choice, the contours of backlash, 1960-1980
  • Revitalizing hierarchies: how the aftermath of Roe v. Wade affected fetuses, teenage girls, prisoners, and ordinary women, 1980 to the present.