ISBN-10:
0813530709
ISBN-13:
9780813530703
Pub. Date:
06/28/2002
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press
Into Our Own Hands: The Women's Health Movement in the United States, 1969-1990

Into Our Own Hands: The Women's Health Movement in the United States, 1969-1990

by Sandra Morgen

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ISBN-13: 9780813530703
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publication date: 06/28/2002
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Sandra Morgen is director of the Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon. She is an anthropologist who teaches in the department of sociology. Her publications include Women and the Politics of Empowerment, Gender and Anthropology: Critical Reviews for Research and Teaching, and EnGendering Rationalities.

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgmentsix
Part IIn the Beginning
1Conceiving History3
2Foundational Stories and Movement Making16
3On Their Own: Women of Color and the Women's Health Movement41
4Into Our Own Hands: Feminist Health Clinics as Feminist Practice70
Part IIThe Politics of Change in Women's Health Movement Organizations
5Against the Odds: Patterns of Organizational Change in Feminist Clinics in the 1970s and 1980s109
6The Changer and the Changed: The Women's Health Movement, Doctors, and Organized Medicine120
7Neither Friend nor Foe: The State, the Movement, and the Changing Political Landscape153
8The Three Rs: Reagan, Retrenchment, and Operation Rescue in the 1980s181
9The Politics of Race and Class: Dreams of Diversity, Dilemmas of Difference206
Afterword: The Movement in the 1990s: Accomplishments and Continuing Challenges232
Appendix 1Persons Interviewed239
Appendix 2Clinics and Organizations Surveyed241
Notes243
References253
Index273

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