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  • Research on reproductive Health at WHOby World Health Organization

    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...

  • Sacred Rightsby Daniel C. Maguire

    Oxford University Press, USA 2003; US$ 37.99

    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...

  • Sex-Selective Abortion in Indiaby Tulsi Patel

    SAGE India 2006; US$ 31.95

    This collection of 11 essays unravels the reasons for the depleting child sex. ratio in India. The contributors, all distinguished demographers and social scientists,. describe the political economy of sentiments and sexual mores that leads parents. to kill unborn daughters. The contributors examine ways in which reproductive technologies, such as,.... more...

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

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 32.00

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

  • Unequal Childhoodsby Annette Lareau

    University of California Press 2003; US$ 15.95

    Class does make a difference in the lives and futures of American children. Drawing on in-depth observations of black and white middle-class, working-class, and poor families, Unequal Childhoods explores this fact, offering a picture of childhood today. more...

  • Woman of Valorby Ellen Chesler

    Simon & Schuster 2007; US$ 17.00

    Ellen Chesler's 1992 biography of Margaret Sanger is acclaimed as definitive and is widely used and cited by scholars and activists alike in the fields of women's health and reproductive rights. Chesler's substantive new Afterword considers how Sanger's life and work hold up in light of subsequent developments, such as U.S. Supreme Court cases challenging... more...

  • Women's Reproductive Rightsby Dr Heather Widdows; Dr Itziar Alkorta Idiakez; Dr Aitziber Emaldi Cirión

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 120.00

    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...

  • Abortionby Eva Pattis Zoja

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 43.95

    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...

  • Birthing the Nationby Rhoda Kanaaneh

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 33.95

    In this rich, evocative study, Rhoda Ann Kanaaneh examines the changing notions of sexuality, family, and reproduction among Palestinians living in Israel. Distinguishing itself amid the media maelstrom that has homogenized Palestinians as "terrorists," this important new work offers a complex, nuanced, and humanized depiction of a group rendered invisible... more...