Margaret Sanger: Rebel for Women's Rights

Overview

Margaret Sanger was the founder of the birth control movement in the United States and became an international leader in the field. Her work as a nurse convinced her that limiting the size of families through elective birth control was the key to the advancement of women and was needed to achieve social progress. Her work brought her and those who worked alongside her scorn and legal arrest, but support for her cause strengthened throughout the twentieth century. Today, we take for granted many of the rights she ...
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Overview

Margaret Sanger was the founder of the birth control movement in the United States and became an international leader in the field. Her work as a nurse convinced her that limiting the size of families through elective birth control was the key to the advancement of women and was needed to achieve social progress. Her work brought her and those who worked alongside her scorn and legal arrest, but support for her cause strengthened throughout the twentieth century. Today, we take for granted many of the rights she fought so hard to secure.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791080306
  • Publisher: Chelsea House Publishers
  • Publication date: 1/28/2005
  • Series: Women in Medicine Series
  • Edition description: Library Edition
  • Pages: 112
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

1. The Rebel Goes to Jail 1
2. The Rebel Prepares 9
3. The Rebel Awakens 19
4. The Rebel Speaks Out 44
5. The Rebel Steps Out 53
6. The Rebel Evolves 64
7. The Rebel Organizes 75
8. The Rebel and the Law 85
9. The Rebel Slows Down 96
10. Rebel of the Century 105
Chronology/Timeline 114
Glossary 118
Notes 120
Bibliography 125
Further Reading 128
Index 129
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