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- The University of North Carolina Press 2005; US$ 26.00
In August 2003, North Carolina became the first U.S. state to offer restitution to victims of state-ordered sterilizations carried out by its eugenics program between 1929 and 1975. The decision was prompted by newspaper stories based on the research of Johanna Schoen, who was granted unique access to summaries of 7,500 case histories and the papers... more...
- Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 16.00
A groundbreaking new work on the global battle over reproductive rights by the author of The New York Times bestseller Kingdom Coming Award-winning journalist Michelle Goldberg shows how the emancipation of women has become the key human rights struggle of the twenty-first century in The Means of Reproduction . Deeply reported across four... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2003; US$ 34.99
As the global population continues to grow, family planning is fast becoming one of the most critical issues facing the planet. While many organizations--most prominently the United Nations--are trying to implement policies that will help curb the population explosion, these measures are frequently blocked by those professing conservative religious... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2009; US$ 69.00
Contributors. Preface. Chapter 1: Guiding Perspectives and Analytical Tools. Defining the "Centerstage" Marriage. The Empty Nest-an Empty Metaphor?. Our Research: How Did We Learn About Centerstage Marriages?. Five Couples: Five Different Challenges. How to Use This Book. A Guiding Perspective: Communicating Across the Life course. Accounting... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1995; US$ 146.00
Perspectives on the Politics of Abortion examines the abortion issue from ethical, empirical, and legal angles and offers some rather unconventional analyses and surprising conclusions with regard to this familiar issue. One chapter argues that the emphasis on rights has made illegal and occasionally violent activity on the part of pro-life activists... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1993; US$ 200.00
Examines the causes of childlessness, the availability of choices for couples and at a time of rapidly developing treatments for infertility and new legislative controls, looks at the experiences and views of childless couples. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 38.95
The debate on abortion has tended to avoid the psychological significance of an unwanted pregnancy, dominated istead by the strong emotions the subject excites. Eva Pattis Zoja examines the thoughts that surround a woman's decision to end a pregnancy, and presents the challenging thesis that voluntary abortion can often be a violent and unconscious... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 210.00
How has the Islamic view of marriage, family formation and child rearing developed and adapted over the centuries? Is contraception just permitted or actively encouraged? The family is the basic social unit of Islamic society. Even without compelling population pressures, there has been concern with spacing and family planning. This book is the result... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 51.95
In this book Chris Jenks looks at what the ways in which we construct our image of childhood can tell us about ourselves. After a general discussion of the social construction of childhood, the book is structured around three examples of the way the image of the child is played out in society: the history of childhood from medieval times through... more...