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  • Shaping Abortion Discourseby Myra Marx Ferree; William Anthony Gamson; Jürgen Gerhards; Dieter Rucht

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    This book compares the political process and role of the media using controversy over abortion. more...

  • The Genius Factoryby David Plotz

    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...

  • Japan: The Childless Society?by Muriel Jolivet

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 68.95

    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...

  • Reforming Sexby Atina Grossmann

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77

    Reforming Sex reconstructs the complicated history of a movement that has been romanticized as the harbinger of 1960s sexual radicalism and demonized as a precursor to Nazi racial policy, but mostly buried and obscured by Nazi bookburnings and repression. Relying on a broad range of sources--from police reports, films and personal interviews to sex... more...

  • The New Population Problemby Alan Booth; Ann C. Crouter

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95

    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...

  • Race, Maternity, and the Politics of Birth Control in South Africa, 1910-39by Professor Susanne M. Klausen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 125.00

    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...

  • Souls, Bodies, Spiritsby Kerry Jacoby

    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...

  • Encyclopedia of Birth Controlby Vern L. Bullough

    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...

  • Breaking the Abortion Deadlockby Eileen McDonagh

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 59.99 US$ 51.59

    For over twenty years the abortion debate has raged, with each side entrenched in unyielding positions. This book breaks the impasse by using pro-life premises to reach pro-choice conclusions. While it is commonly assumed that state protection of the fetus as a form of human life undermines women's reproductive rights, McDonagh instead illuminates... more...

  • Abortion and Social Responsibilityby Laurie Shrage

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 37.99 US$ 32.67

    Shrage argues that Roe v Wade 's regulatory scheme of a six-month time span for abortion on demand polarized the public and obscured alternatives with potentially broader support. She explores the origins of that scheme, then defends an alternate one--with a time span shorter than 6 months for non-therapeutic abortions--that could win broad support... more...