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  • Abortionistby Rickie Solinger

    Free Press 1995; US$ 22.95

    Prior to Roe v. Wade , hundreds of thousands of illegal abortions occurred in the United States every year. Rickie Solinger uses the story of Ruth Barnett, an abortionist in Portland, Oregon, between 1918 and 1968 to demonstrate that it was the law, not so-called back-alley practitioners, that most endangered women's lives in the years before abortion... more...

  • Beggars and Choosersby Rickie Solinger

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2002; US$ 22.99

    In the late 1960s and early 1970s, advocates of legal abortion mostly used the term rights when describing their agenda. But after Roe v. Wade, their determination to develop a respectable, nonconfrontational movement encouraged many of them to use the word choice-- an easier concept for people weary of various rights movements. At first the... more...

  • Pregnancy and Powerby Rickie Solinger

    NYU Press 2005; US$ 70.00

    A sweeping chronicle of women's battles for reproductive freedom throughout American history, Pregnancy and Power explores the many forces—social, racial, economic, and political—that have shaped women’s reproductive lives in the United States. Leading historian Rickie Solinger argues that a woman’s control over her body... more...

  • Reproductive Politicsby Rickie Solinger

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 12.99

    The term "reproductive politics" was coined by feminists in the 1970s to describe contemporary Roe v. Wade-era power struggles over contraception and abortion, adoption and surrogacy, and other satellite issues. Forty years later, questions about reproductive rights are just as complex--and controversial--as they were then. Focusing mainly... more...

  • Wake Up Little Susie: Single Pregnancy and Race Before Roe v.. Wadeby Rickie Solinger

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Telling Stories to Change the Worldby Rickie Solinger; Madeline Fox; Kayhan Irani

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 47.95

    Telling Stories to Change the World is a powerful collection of essays about community-based and interest-based projects where storytelling is used as a strategy for speaking out for justice. Contributors from locations across the globe?including Uganda, Darfur, China, Afghanistan, South Africa, New Orleans, and Chicago?describe grassroots projects... more...

  • Interrupted Lifeby Rickie Solinger; Paula C. Johnson; Martha L. Raimon; Tina Reynolds; Ruby Tapia

    University of California Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    Interrupted Life is a gripping collection of writings by and about imprisoned women in the United States, a country that jails a larger percentage of its population than any other nation in the world. This eye-opening work brings together scores of voices from both inside and outside the prison system including incarcerated and previously incarcerated... more...

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