Choice and Coercion: Birth Control, Sterilization, and Abortion in Public Health and Welfare / Edition 1

Choice and Coercion: Birth Control, Sterilization, and Abortion in Public Health and Welfare / Edition 1

by Johanna Schoen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0807855855

ISBN-13: 9780807855850

Pub. Date: 03/07/2005

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press

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Choice and Coercion: Birth Control, Sterilization, and Abortion in Public Health and Welfare

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807855850
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
03/07/2005
Series:
Gender and American Culture Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
420,314
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction : a great thing for poor folks1
Ch. 1Teaching birth control on Tobacco Road and in Mill Village Alley : the history of public birth control services21
Ch. 2Nothing is removed except the possibility of parenthood : women and the politics of sterilization75
Ch. 3I knew that it was a serious crime : negotiating abortion before Roe v. Wade139
Ch. 4Taking foam powder and jellies to the natives : family planning goes abroad197
Epilogue : from the footnotes to the headlines : sterilization apologies and their lessons241

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