Books in category Social Science – Abortion & Birth Control

  • Accidents of Providence

    Accidents of Providence
    Stacia Brown

    "Wonderfully detailed and keenly researched, it is a moving portrait of a courageous woman caught between a disastrous affair with a charismatic revolutionary and the draconian laws of the land that would put her to death because of it. …

  • 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 …

  • Champion of Choice

    Champion of Choice
    Cathleen Miller

    This book is the first to examine Sadik’s contribution to history and the unconventional methods she has employed to go head-to-head with world leaders to improve millions of women’s lives.

  • Abortion Policies A Global Review Volume 3 Volumes 92 151360

    Abortion Policies: A Global Review, Volume 3; Volumes 92-151360
    Nations Unies. Division de la population

    It does not attempt to address the contentious issues that surround the subject. The countries are arranged in alphabetical order, and this volume covers countries from Oman to Zimbabwe.

  • 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

    The essays in this collection explore new perspectives on the histories of bodies and sexualities, but also on issues that are allready the subject of major historiographical debates.

  • 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 …

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