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- Random House Publishing Group 2005; US$ 14.95
It was the most radical human-breeding experiment in American history, and no one knew how it turned out. The Repository for Germinal Choice?nicknamed the Nobel Prize sperm bank?opened to notorious fanfare in 1980, and for two decades, women flocked to it from all over the country to choose a sperm donor from its roster of Nobel-laureate scientists,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 44.95
This book is based on the presentations and discussions from a national symposium on "Creating the Next Generation: Social, Economic, and Psychological Processes Underlying Fertility in Developed Countries," held at the Pennsylvania State University in 2003. The papers address some of the antecedents and consequences of the recent steep declines in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 64.95
Disillusioned by long hours at home alone and by demands from the older generation, Japanese women are marrying later, resulting in a sharp decline in the Japanese birth rate. Muriel Jolivet considers the reasons why Japanese women are finding it increasingly difficult to accept the terms and conditions of motherhood. Japan: The Childless Society... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 115.00
Using original primary sources, this book uncovers and analyzes for the first time the politics of fertility and the battle over birth control in South Africa from 1910 (the year the country was formed) to 1945. It examines the nature and achievements of the South African birth-control movement in pre-apartheid South Africa, including the establishment... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 85.00
In addition to full coverage of traditional techniques of contraception and a discussion of the history of current practices, this encyclopedia includes an appendix that briefly outlines the contemporary contraceptive practices in every major country in the world. more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 1998; US$ 120.00
A history of the abortion abolition campaign from Roe v Wade to the 1996 election, the author explores the subject historically, sociologically, theologically and politically, arguing for deepened understanding of pro-lifers. The Catholic, social movement and direct action angles are all examined. more...
- World Health Organization 2002; US$ 27.00
This report presents an overview of the Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction's (HRP) work over the biennium 2002-2003. Chapter 1 looks at activities in the area of family planning. Chapter 2 outlines research activities carried out in the context of WHO's Making Pregnancy Safer initiative. Research... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 110.00
Based on country reports and practical input from researchers and activists in the field, this book is an up-to-date account of the issues surrounding women's reproductive rights across Europe. The contributions provide astute theoretical analysis of existing problems and suggest innovative alternatives. The book brings together authors from academia,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 39.95
This book analyzes the problems that arise when women's rights conflict with the views of conservative organized religion. Specifically, it addresses the legalization - or lack thereof - of divorce and abortion in three recently democratized Catholic countries: Spain, Chile, and Argentina. Offering a vital and timely contribution to political debates... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 55.00
Abortion in the United States: A Reference Handbook offers a balanced, objective look at the ultimate ÒwedgeÓ issue in American culture. This volume offers a revealing history of abortion politics and policy from the 1800s to Roe v. Wade to the present, with clear analyses of disputes such as public funding for abortion, the status of the fetus, contraception,... more...