Moral Property of Women A History of Birth Control Politics in America

ISBN-10: 0252074599
ISBN-13: 9780252074592
Edition: 3rd 2007 (Annotated)
Authors: Linda Gordon
List price: $28.00 Buy it from $11.49 Rent it from $15.98
eBook available
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Description: Now in paperback, The Moral Property of Women is a thoroughly updated and revised version of the award-winning historian Linda Gordon 's classic study, Woman's Body, Woman's Right 1976). It is the only book to cover the entire history of the intense  More...

Used Starting from $11.50
Rent Starting from $15.98
eBooks Starting from $23.40
Buy
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!

Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Periodic Table Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
History of Western Art Online content $4.95 $1.99

Customers also bought

Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $28.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publication date: 3/12/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Now in paperback, The Moral Property of Women is a thoroughly updated and revised version of the award-winning historian Linda Gordon 's classic study, Woman's Body, Woman's Right 1976). It is the only book to cover the entire history of the intense controversies about reproductive rights that have raged in the United States for more than 150 years. Arguing that reproduction control has always beencentral to women's status, Gordon shows how opposition to it as long been part of the entrenched opposition to ender equality.

Linda Gordon is the Florence Kelley Professor of History at New York University. She is the author of numerous books including Dorothea Lange and Impounded, and won the Bancroft Prize for The Great Arizona Orphan Abduction. She lives in New York.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Birth Control, the Moral Property of Women
From Folk Medicine to Prohibition to Resistance
The Prehistory of Birth Control
The Criminals
Prudent Sex
Birth Control and Women's Rights
Voluntary Motherhood
Social Purity and Eugenics
Race Suicide
Continence or Indulgence
Birth Control and Social Revolution
From Women's Rights to Family Planning
Professionalization
Depression
Planned Parenthood
Birth Control Becomes Public Policy
Birth Control in the Era of Second-Wave Feminism
Abortion, the Mother Controversy
Is Nothing Simple about Reproduction Control?
Conclusion: Birth Control and Feminism
Selected Recent Scholarship on the History of Reproduction Control
Notes
Index

×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×