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The Resource Gender perspectives on reproduction and sexuality, edited by Marcia Texler Segal, Vasilikie Demos with Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld

Gender perspectives on reproduction and sexuality, edited by Marcia Texler Segal, Vasilikie Demos with Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld

Label
Gender perspectives on reproduction and sexuality
Title
Gender perspectives on reproduction and sexuality
Statement of responsibility
edited by Marcia Texler Segal, Vasilikie Demos with Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This volume offers feminist perspectives on the social, cultural and medical aspects of women as sexual beings and of their fertility, pregnancy and child bearing. It serves as a companion to Advances in Gender Research volume 7, Gender perspectives on Health and Medicine: Key Themes. As in the previous volume, the authors critique and transcend conventional biomedical approaches to the subject matter. The seven essays raise questions about control and agency asking who decides if, when and how fertility should be controlled and the circumstances under which child birth takes place. They addre
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
305.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1075
LC item number
.A27 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Segal, Maria Texler
  • Demos, Vasilikie P
  • Kronenfeld, Jennie J
Series statement
Advances in gender research
Series volume
v. 8
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  • Human reproduction
  • Childbirth
  • Women's rights
  • Female circumcision
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Childbirth
  • Female circumcision
  • Human reproduction
  • Women's rights
Label
Gender perspectives on reproduction and sexuality, edited by Marcia Texler Segal, Vasilikie Demos with Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Gender perspectives on reproduction and sexuality : introduction / Marcia Texler Segal and Vasilikie Demos with Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld -- Reproductive rights : an analytical proposal / Alejandro Cervantes-Carson -- Delivery : gender and the language of birth / Terri A. Winnick -- How I became a midwife : identity, biographical work, and legitimation in midwives' work narratives / Lara Foley -- Menstrual extraction, abortion, and the political context of feminist self-help / Denise A. Copelton -- Genital surgeries and stimulation in nineteenth century psychiatry / Carol A.B. Warren -- A demographic paradox : causes and consequences of female genital cutting in northeastern Africa / Kathryn M. Yount and Deborah L. Balk -- Contraceptive technology and reproductive rights : the IUD at historical and geographical junctures / Chikako Takeshita
Control code
126891787
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 292 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780080472843
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)126891787
Label
Gender perspectives on reproduction and sexuality, edited by Marcia Texler Segal, Vasilikie Demos with Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Gender perspectives on reproduction and sexuality : introduction / Marcia Texler Segal and Vasilikie Demos with Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld -- Reproductive rights : an analytical proposal / Alejandro Cervantes-Carson -- Delivery : gender and the language of birth / Terri A. Winnick -- How I became a midwife : identity, biographical work, and legitimation in midwives' work narratives / Lara Foley -- Menstrual extraction, abortion, and the political context of feminist self-help / Denise A. Copelton -- Genital surgeries and stimulation in nineteenth century psychiatry / Carol A.B. Warren -- A demographic paradox : causes and consequences of female genital cutting in northeastern Africa / Kathryn M. Yount and Deborah L. Balk -- Contraceptive technology and reproductive rights : the IUD at historical and geographical junctures / Chikako Takeshita
Control code
126891787
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 292 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780080472843
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)126891787

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