Woman and the New Race

Woman and the New Race

by Margaret Sanger

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Woman and the New Race by Margaret Sanger

No period of low wages or of idleness with their want among the workers, no peonage or sweatshop, no child-labor factory, ever came into being, save from the same source. Nor have famine and plague been as much "acts of God" as acts of too prolific mothers. They, also, as all students know, have their basic causes in over-population.
The creators of over-population are the women, who, while wringing their hands over each fresh horror, submit anew to their task of producing the multitudes who will bring about the next tragedy of civilization.
While unknowingly laying the foundations of tyrannies and providing the human tinder for racial conflagrations, woman was also unknowingly creating slums, filling asylums with insane, and institutions with other defectives.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781455414598
Publisher: B&R Samizdat Express
Publication date: 04/01/2011
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 542,697
File size: 320 KB

About the Author

Margaret Sanger was an early feminist and women's rights activist who coined the term "birth control" and worked towards its legalization.
Sanger started her campaign to educate women about sex in 1912 by writing a newspaper column called "What Every Girl Should Know." In 1914, Sanger started a feminist publication called The Woman Rebel, which promoted a woman's right to have birth control. The Comstock Act of 1873 prohibited the trade in and circulation of "obscene and immoral materials.
She was very famous for the revolutionary books Woman and the New Race, Family Limitation, The Pivot of Civilization, and What Every Girl Should Know.

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