Happy Abortions In The Era Of Choice

Author: Erica Millar
Publisher: Zed Books
ISBN: 9781786991300
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In this careful and intelligent work, Erica Millar shows how the emotions of abortion have been constructed in sharp contrast to the ideals we have created of motherhood as the unassailable symbol for women's happiness.

Transcending Borders

Author: Shannon Stettner
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319483994
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the cultural politics, sociology, and biopolitics of reproduction. Her first
monograph Happy Abortions: Our Bodies in the Era of Choice will be published
by Zed Books. Joanna Mishtal is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at the
University of Central Florida. She received her PhD in cultural anthropology from
the University of Colorado at Boulder, and held a Postdoctoral Fellowship at
Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health. Her research examines
reproductive rights, ...

Contemplating Maternity In An Era Of Choice

Author: Sara Hayden
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 9780739138922
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Women dreamed of “family” consisting of men and women being happy together,
having only the number of children they could support, spaced years apart,
educated, and healthy. The law, however, deemed reproductive information
obscene and therefore forbidden. Thus, many ... making the decision to safely
terminate a pregnancy more complicated. Finally, Gonzales v. Car— hart (2007)
continues to limit women's reproductive choices, specifically disallowing late-term
abortions.

Take It Back

Author: James Carville
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780743292955
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One of the reasons Democrats lose elections on abortion is not because most
Americans are pro-life; as we've established, they're not. It's because people who
support abortion rights are happy, and people don't vote on issues they're happy
about. Take away Roe, and the pro-choice majority in this country becomes
unhappy. Very unhappy. Thus Democrats, as the pro- choice party, stand to
dominate elections in a post-Roe era. Pro-choice voters who have voted
Republican ...

The Pro Life Choice Debate

Author: Mark Youngblood Herring
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313317101
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Like Sanger, she embraced militant, law-changing means to achieve her ends,
means that landed her in prison and, by her own choice, on a thirty-day hunger
strike. Like Dennett, her ... Unlike her predecessors, Pankhurst had a very happy
marriage that ended only when death took the love of her life away. The
circumstances of ... to the abortion cause. What is more intriguing is that these
women made their contributions in what is often called the "silent era" of the
abortion crusade.33 ...

Abortion In The American Imagination

Author: Karen Weingarten
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 0813572134
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Before Life and Choice, 1880-1940 Karen Weingarten. writes that Grimké's work
... She writes that Grimké, and other black women writers of the era, “suggested
that the Victorian maternal ideal was an instrument of oppression rather than a
source of spiritual motherhood, trapping the black mother in an inevitable
martyrdom.”82 Thus infanticide ... As the story opens, Lucy, the narrator,
describes Agnes and Jim as the only truly happy people she has ever met.
Happiness, of course ...

Choice Coercion

Author: Johanna Schoen
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 1458731324
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Birth Control, Sterilization, and Abortion in Public Health and Welfare: Easyread
Edition Johanna Schoen. From. Genes. to. Socialization: Eugenic. Sterilization. in
. the. Postwar. Era. And because they loved/Each other, they married/And WERE
HAPPY just as other couples are./Both kept on with their/Jobs so they were still/
SELF SUPPORTING. While health and welfare professionals had high hopes for
eugenic sterilization, the eugenic science that underlay it did not go
unchallenged.

Beggars And Choosers

Author: Rickie Solinger
Publisher: Hill and Wang
ISBN: 1466807520
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But many Americans were not prepared to associate choice making with a
traditionally dependent population: women.171 This uneasiness gave rise to
persistent questions, such as: What kind of woman chooses to leave her children
for a job? What kind of woman doesn't? What kind of woman chooses an abortion
? What kind of woman chooses to have too many children? In an era of
redefining motherhood, "choice" became a very useful concept for sorting out
good women from bad ...

Motherhood By Choice

Author: Perdita Huston
Publisher: Feminist Press at CUNY
ISBN: 9781558610699
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It was 1943. The village was plagued with poverty and poor health. Notions of
hygiene were rudimentary; tuberculosis, parasites and communicable diseases
were common. So were abortions. Before and during World War II, the Japanese
were ... Miyoshi Oba "I was born on the 'Day of Ebisu God'. He is famous for his
happy face and smile. So my mother used to say to me, 'You should always be
happy with a smile on your face'. It was the Talsho era, 1922. My mother was 20
years ...

Choice Coercion

Author: Johanna Schoen
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 1458731480
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Birth Control, Sterilization, and Abortion in Public Health and Welfare Johanna
Schoen. pleasure or introduce any other changes in ... Postwar. Era. And
because they loved/Each other, they married/And WERE HAPPY just as other
couples are./Both kept on with their/Jobs so they were still/SELF SUPPORTING.
While health and welfare professionals had high hopes for eugenic sterilization,
the eugenic science that underlay it did not go unchallenged. Starting in the
1920s, geneticists, ...