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The Resource Abortion and woman's choice : the state, sexuality, and reproductive freedom, Rosalind Pollack Petchesky

Abortion and woman's choice : the state, sexuality, and reproductive freedom, Rosalind Pollack Petchesky

Label
Abortion and woman's choice : the state, sexuality, and reproductive freedom
Title
Abortion and woman's choice
Title remainder
the state, sexuality, and reproductive freedom
Statement of responsibility
Rosalind Pollack Petchesky
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
DLC
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Petchesky, Rosalind P
Dewey number
363.4/6
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ767
LC item number
.P49 1990
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
HQ 767.5.U6
NLM item number
P477a 1990
Series statement
Northeastern series in feminist theory
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  • Abortion
  • Abortion
  • Birth control
  • Health Policy
  • Women's Rights
  • Abortion, Legal
  • United States
  • United States
  • Avortement
  • Régulation des naissances
  • Avortement
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Abortion and woman's choice : the state, sexuality, and reproductive freedom, Rosalind Pollack Petchesky
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Beyond "A Woman's Right to Choose" Feminist Ideas about Reproductive Rights / Controlling Our Bodies / The Social Relations of Reproduction / Reproductive Politics, Past and Future -- Part I: Fertility Control in Theory and History -- 1. Fertility, Gender, and Class -- The Role of Technology -- Malthusian Ideology and Bourgeois Culture -- Birth Control in the Bourgeois Family -- Class Divisions, Motherhood, and Fertility Control among the Poor -- The Place of Abortion -- 2. Abortion and the State: Nineteenth-Century Criminalization -- Falling Birthrates and Rising Abortions -- The Medical Attack -- The Eugenics Movement and Sterilization -- Abortion, Sterilization, and the Socialist-Feminist Birth Control Movement -- 3. Abortion and the State: Twentieth-Century Legalization -- Falling Birthrates and Rising Abortions in the 1960s and 1970s -- Population Control and the Legalization of Abortion -- The Role of Popular Organizing: Feminists and Libertarians -- Part II: Abortion Practice in the 1970s -- 4. The Social and Economic Conditions of Women Who Get Abortions -- Recent Trends in Abortion Practice -- Class and Race Differences in Resolving Nonmarital Pregnancies -- Abortion Access for Poor Women -- 5. Considering the Alternatives: The Problems of Contraception -- The Politics of Contraception -- The Inadequacies of Contraception -- Abortion and Contraception -- The Necessary Link -- The Failure of Institutional "Delivery Systems" -- 6. Abortion and Heterosexual Culture: The Teenage Question -- Defining Sexuality -- The Role of Abortion -- The Rise in Teenage Sex and Pregnancy -- A Revised View -- Continuities in Heterosexual Culture -- Grids of Conflict and Sources of Change -- Part III: Sexual Politics in the 1980s -- 7. The Antiabortion Movement and the Rise of the New Right -- Launching the Neoconservative State -- Organizational Base" Churches and Reproductive Politics -- The Ideological Message: Reprivatizing Sexuality and "Preserving the Family" -- 8. Protecting Family Integrity: The Rightward Drift in the Courts -- "Medical Necessity" versus Women's Autonomy: Roe v. Wade -- Privacy Rights versus Social Justice: Medicaid Funding -- Sexual Freedom versus "Authority in Their Own Household": The Rights of Minors -- From Akron to Webster -- 9. Morality and Personhood: A Feminist Perspective -- Fetuses and Persons -- Toward a Feminist Concept of Personhood -- Fetal Politics and False Dilemmas -- 10. Women's Consciousness and the Abortion Decision -- Doing and Believing -- The Morality of Praxis -- Maternal Practice and Reproductive Consciousness -- Conclusion: Feminism and the Conditions of Reproductive Freedom
Control code
21080810
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
xxxii, 412 pages
Isbn
9781555530754
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
90031272
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1321513
Label
Abortion and woman's choice : the state, sexuality, and reproductive freedom, Rosalind Pollack Petchesky
Publication
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: Beyond "A Woman's Right to Choose" Feminist Ideas about Reproductive Rights / Controlling Our Bodies / The Social Relations of Reproduction / Reproductive Politics, Past and Future -- Part I: Fertility Control in Theory and History -- 1. Fertility, Gender, and Class -- The Role of Technology -- Malthusian Ideology and Bourgeois Culture -- Birth Control in the Bourgeois Family -- Class Divisions, Motherhood, and Fertility Control among the Poor -- The Place of Abortion -- 2. Abortion and the State: Nineteenth-Century Criminalization -- Falling Birthrates and Rising Abortions -- The Medical Attack -- The Eugenics Movement and Sterilization -- Abortion, Sterilization, and the Socialist-Feminist Birth Control Movement -- 3. Abortion and the State: Twentieth-Century Legalization -- Falling Birthrates and Rising Abortions in the 1960s and 1970s -- Population Control and the Legalization of Abortion -- The Role of Popular Organizing: Feminists and Libertarians -- Part II: Abortion Practice in the 1970s -- 4. The Social and Economic Conditions of Women Who Get Abortions -- Recent Trends in Abortion Practice -- Class and Race Differences in Resolving Nonmarital Pregnancies -- Abortion Access for Poor Women -- 5. Considering the Alternatives: The Problems of Contraception -- The Politics of Contraception -- The Inadequacies of Contraception -- Abortion and Contraception -- The Necessary Link -- The Failure of Institutional "Delivery Systems" -- 6. Abortion and Heterosexual Culture: The Teenage Question -- Defining Sexuality -- The Role of Abortion -- The Rise in Teenage Sex and Pregnancy -- A Revised View -- Continuities in Heterosexual Culture -- Grids of Conflict and Sources of Change -- Part III: Sexual Politics in the 1980s -- 7. The Antiabortion Movement and the Rise of the New Right -- Launching the Neoconservative State -- Organizational Base" Churches and Reproductive Politics -- The Ideological Message: Reprivatizing Sexuality and "Preserving the Family" -- 8. Protecting Family Integrity: The Rightward Drift in the Courts -- "Medical Necessity" versus Women's Autonomy: Roe v. Wade -- Privacy Rights versus Social Justice: Medicaid Funding -- Sexual Freedom versus "Authority in Their Own Household": The Rights of Minors -- From Akron to Webster -- 9. Morality and Personhood: A Feminist Perspective -- Fetuses and Persons -- Toward a Feminist Concept of Personhood -- Fetal Politics and False Dilemmas -- 10. Women's Consciousness and the Abortion Decision -- Doing and Believing -- The Morality of Praxis -- Maternal Practice and Reproductive Consciousness -- Conclusion: Feminism and the Conditions of Reproductive Freedom
Control code
21080810
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
xxxii, 412 pages
Isbn
9781555530754
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
90031272
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1321513

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