Books in category Social Science – Abortion & Birth Control

  • Fetal Positions

    Fetal Positions
    Karen Newman

    Containing a wealth of illustrations, a critical study of images of fetuses, pregnancy, and childbirth from the sixteenth century to the present traces the influence of such images on public and professional opinion about abortion and …

  • Abortion the Truth about the Lie One Woman s Choice

    Abortion: the Truth about the Lie; One Woman’s Choice
    Elizabeth Clyne

    This is her story. It is her memorial. The skeletons in her closet will haunt her no more. Want relief? Read this book.

  • Re thinking Abortion

    Re-thinking Abortion
    Mary Boyle

    This book will be of interest to all those engaged with feminist thinking, whether as student, academic, or professional in practice.

  • Girls on the Stand

    Girls on the Stand
    Helena Silverstein

    In making this case, the book casts doubt not only on the structure of parental involvement mandates but also on the naive faith in the law that sustains them.

  • The Death of Humanity

    The Death of Humanity
    Richard Weikart

    The Death of Humanity explores our culture's declining respect for the sanctity of human life, drawing on philosophy and history to reveal the dark road ahead for society if we lose our faith in human life. Does Human Life Matter?

  • Bodies Sex and Desire from the Renaissance to the Present

    Bodies, Sex and Desire from the Renaissance to the Present
    Kate Fisher, Sarah Toulalan

    An examination of how bodies and sexualities have been constructed, categorised, represented, diagnosed, experienced and subverted from the fifteenth to the early twenty-first century.

  • Natural Rights and the Right to Choose

    Natural Rights and the Right to Choose
    Hadley Arkes

    This book argues that the 'right to abortion' has shifted American politics away from the doctrine of natural rights held by the Founders.

  • Women Under Attack

    Women Under Attack
    Committee for Abortion Rights and Against Sterilization Abuse (New York, N.Y.)

    Provides and examination of sexual and reproductive liberation; a summary of right-wing attacks; an analysis of the social/cultural constraints on the use of contraception; and a call for organizing for reproductive rights within a …

  • Disembodying Women

    Disembodying Women
    Barbara Duden

    Emphasizing the iconic power of the visual within twentieth-century culture, Duden follows the process by which the pregnant woman's flesh has been peeled away to uncover scientific data.

  • Abortion and Social Responsibility

    Abortion and Social Responsibility
    Laurie Shrage

    Shrage argues that Roe v Wade's regulatory scheme of a six-month time span for abortion on demand polarized the public and obscured alternatives with potentially broader support.

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