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Reproductive Issues in America

A Reference Handbook (Contemporary World Issues)

by Janna Merrick

  • 341 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by ABC-CLIO .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethical issues & debates,
  • Ethics & moral philosophy,
  • Medical ethics,
  • Science,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • USA,
  • Abortion & Birth Control,
  • Ethics,
  • Reproductive Medicine & Technology,
  • Current Events / General,
  • Medical / Ethics,
  • Environmental Science,
  • General,
  • Handbooks,
  • Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Human reproductive technology,
  • Reproductive Techniques,
  • Resource Guides,
  • United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMildred Vasan (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages241
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12237528M
    ISBN 101576078167
    ISBN 109781576078167

    Reproductive rights are legal rights and freedoms relating to reproduction and reproductive health that vary amongst countries around the world. The World Health Organization defines reproductive rights as follows. Reproductive rights rest on the recognition of the basic right of all couples and individuals to decide freely and responsibly the number, spacing and timing of their children and.


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A balanced and thoughtful analysis of human reproduction issues in the United States with emphasis on the ethical and policy implications of cutting-edge reproductive technologies. Few subjects are as divisive and partisan as the issues surrounding the propagation of the human by: 4. About the Author.

Rickie Solinger is a historian, the editor of a book series on reproductive justice, and a curator who organizes exhibitions associated with the themes of her books.

Her books include Wake Up Little Susie: Single Pregnancy and Race Before Roe v. Cited by: 9. An important and powerful book that fills a critical gap in the literature on postwar reproductive rights.", American Journal of Human Biology "A welcome addition to the history of sexuality, birth control, medicine, and politics in the by: Reproductive issues in America: a reference handbook.

[Janna C Merrick; Robert H Blank] -- Provides a comprehensive examination of controversial issues related to reproduction in America and includes discussions on preselecting the sex of babies, abortion, and pregnant addicts. Reproductive Issues in America: A Reference Handbook has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace Same Low Prices, Bigger Selection, More Fun Shop the All-New.

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In this important study of the abortion controversy in the United States, Kristin Luker examines the issues, people, and beliefs on both sides of the abortion by:   Focusing mainly on the United States, The term "reproductive politics" was coined by feminists in the s to describe contemporary Roe v.

Wade -era power struggles over contraception and abortion, adoption and surrogacy, and other satellite issues.4/5. Reproductive problems, such as infertility, multiple miscarriages, or early labor. But some women will have no symptoms. That is why it is important to see your health care provider for routine exams.

Gynecologic Cancer. CDC provides information and educational materials for women and health care providers to raise awareness about the five main. Book Description. Assisted Reproductive Technologies in the Global South and North critically analyses the political and social frameworks of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART), and its impact in different countries.

In the context of a worldwide social pressure to conceive – particularly for women – this collection explores the effect of the development of ARTs, growing globalisation. The reproductive abilities of women and other female animals are controlled and exploited by those in power (usually men) and both are devalued as they age and wear out—when they no longer Reproductive Issues in America book.

Cows, hens, and women are routinely treated as if they were objects to be manipulated in. Purchase Sexual and Reproductive Health - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book.

ISBNThe term reproductive politics was coined by feminists in the s to describe contemporary Roe v. Wade-era power struggles over contraception and abortion, adoption and surrogacy, and other satellite issues. Forty years later, questions about reproductive rights are just as complex--and controversial.

Reproductive Justice is a first-of-its-kind primer that provides a comprehensive yet succinct description of the field. Written by two legendary scholar-activists, Reproductive Justice introduces students to an intersectional analysis of race, class, and gender politics.

Loretta J. Reproductive Issues in America book and Rickie Solinger put the lives and lived experience of women of color at the center of the book and use. In the America ofas in Gilead, birth rates are falling, not because of mysterious toxins in the air but because many Americans cannot imagine being able to afford children.

The Status of Women’s Reproductive Rights in the United States. This report summarizes the state of women’s access to reproductive-health care nationwide, including legislation enacted in This report summarizes the state of women’s access to reproductive-health care nationwide, including legislation enacted in Reproductive Rights Law and Abortion Abortion has been the single most contentious issue in the history of reproductive rights and has represented some of the greatest legal challenges.

Abortions, for example, were legal and had been performed for many years before the Constitution was adopted. This report should be useful for those who design reproductive health programs in developing countries, set priorities for funding them, and conduct or fund research to improve programs.

The geographic focus of this report is primarily the low- and middle-income countries of Asia, the Pacific islands, Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean basin. Now celebrating its 40th anniversary, Yen & Jaffe's Reproductive Endocrinology, 8th Edition, by Drs.

Jerome F. Strauss III, Robert L. Barbieri, and Antonio R. Gargiulo, keeps you up to date with the latest information on the diagnosis and management of the full range of female and male reproductive disorders.

This cornerstone text thoroughly covers both basic science and clinical practice. The famous phrase “the personal is political,” made popular by Carol Hanisch instill rings true with women’s access to reproductive healthcare remaining one of the most divisive topics in American politics today.

2 Through the changes in obstetrical and gynecological practices over the 19th and 20th centuries, this exhibit aims to. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. The book is marred by the author's quite slipshod research.

The consequence is that explanations are too often sloppy, thin, and unilluminating, and there are important inaccuracies.

The author's discussion of Roe v. Wade and subsequent USSC abortion decisions is a case in point/5. "Reproductive rights" is no euphemism in this book; it covers the gambit (as the subtitle explains) of reproductive issues, and does so with amazingly consistent, These stories take a topic intently assigned to the intellect and bring it back to the heart, reminding the reader that the personal, while political, is also simply personal/5.

this book made me really angry. like gripping the book so hard that my knuckles turned red angry. so i think page accomplished her goal. it's a look at the measures that the anti-choice movement goes to to prevent access to contraceptives. of course, there is a talk on abortion but it's main focus is birth control (including emergency contraceptive) and condoms.4/5.

Low educational attainment may be associated with multiple sexual and reproductive health issues. 85–88 Studies show that limited education is associated with an increased likelihood of poor HIV treatment adherence, preterm births and infant mortality, and undergoing hysterectomy.

89–91 Furthermore, the frequency of hysterectomies among Cited by:   Men are controlling the conversation on reproductive rights in this country, according to a new study by the Women's Media Center.

The study finds that "[m]ale voices and perspectives eclipse. Health is determined by several factors including genetic inheritance, personal behaviors, access to quality health care, and the general external environment (such as the quality of air, water, and housing conditions).

In addition, a growing body of research has documented associations between social and cultural factors and health (Berkman and Kawachi, ; Marmot and Wilkinson, ).Cited by: 6. Over the past decade, many ethical, legal, and social issues (ELSI) associated with genetic testing and research have been raised.

For genetic testing to be used safely and appropriately, these issues should be discussed with patients so they are aware of risks and benefits. This chapter provides a brief overview of some of the major ELSI concerns related to genetic by: 7. The conception of human life and the propagation of the species has long been a subject of curiosity in all civilizations.

Although much is now known about the biology of reproduction, a great deal remains to be discovered about the diseases and disorders that can damage the reproductive system. Ethical concerns surrounding the issues of birth control and abortion have also provoked much Reviews: 2.

Books shelved as reproductive-justice: Killing the Black Body: Race, Reproduction, and the Meaning of Liberty by Dorothy Roberts, Life's Work: A Moral Ar. 6 Reproductive Rights Acknowledgments Notes Index Reading Group Guide. This guide is intended to elicit conversation about the book and the issues surrounding it for your reading group.

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Preston. The resurgence of feminism across the United States during the s ushered in a series of changes to the status quo that continue to have an impact decades after the women's movement. Feminists inspired unprecedented changes in the fabric of our society that had far-reaching economic, political, and cultural : Linda Napikoski.

The reasons for inclusion of men in reproductive health issues are multifaceted. Above all, men have their own reproductive health concerns and their involvement should not be seen as a tool for better female reproductive health.

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Bioethics are concerned with the ethical questions that arise in the relationships among life sciences, biotechnology, medicine and medical ethics, politics, law, theology and philosophy.In the s, inspired by the civil rights and antiwar movements, women organized a women’s liberation movement.

Reproductive rights were a big priority. Women — and some men — fought, marched, and lobbied to make abortion safe and legal. At speak-outs, women talked publicly for the first time about their illegal abortion experiences.