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  • 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...

  • Matters of Choiceby Iris Lopez

    Rutgers University Press 2008; US$ 30.95

    In Matters of Choice, Iris Lopez presents a comprehensive analysis of the dichotomous views that have portrayed sterilization either as part of a coercive program of population control or as a means of voluntary, even liberating, fertility control by individual women. Drawing upon her twenty-five years of research on sterilized Puerto Rican women... more...

  • Marriage at Midlifeby PhD Dr. Vincent R. Waldron; PhD Dr. Douglas L. Kelley

    Springer Publishing Company 2009; US$ 79.99

    "[This book] provides a perceptive, research based, and pragmatic approach to working with couples seeking reconnection after years of childrearing....Marriage at Midlife should take center stage on every counselor's bookshelf."   -- Kathleen M. Galvin, PhD   Professor, Communication Studies,   Northwestern University   The middle period... more...

  • Perspectives on the Politics of Abortionby Ted Jelen

    ABC-CLIO 1995; US$ 114.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Family Planning in the Legacy of Islamby Abdel-Rahim Omran

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    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...

  • Childless: No Choiceby James H. Monach

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 47.95

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Childhoodby David Bohm

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Politics of the Wombby Lynn Thomas

    University of California Press 2003; US$ 34.95

    In more than a metaphorical sense, the womb has proven to be an important site of political struggle in and about Africa. By examining the political significance?and complex ramifications?of reproductive controversies in twentieth-century Kenya, this book explores why and how control of female initiation, abortion, childbirth, and premarital pregnancy... more...

  • Reproducing Empireby Laura Briggs

    University of California Press 2003; US$ 27.95

    Original and compelling, Laura Briggs's Reproducing Empire shows how, for both Puerto Ricans and North Americans, ideologies of sexuality, reproduction, and gender have shaped relations between the island and the mainland. From science to public policy, the "culture of poverty" to overpopulation, feminism to Puerto Rican nationalism, this book uncovers... more...