eBook Birth Control, 1st Edition

  • Aharon W. Zorea
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  • ISBN-10: 0313362556
  • ISBN-13: 9780313362552
  • DDC: 363.9
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 216 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released November 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Intended as a reference tool for college students, this book examines the origins of and controversies associated with birth control in the United States.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Series Foreword.
1: Historical Overview.
2: Types of Birth Control and Their Controversies.
3: History of Birth Control—From the American Revolution to World War II.
4: Birth Control Policy Since 1945.
5: Contemporary Controversies and Issues Relating to Birth Control.
6: Consumer Protection.
7: Government Policy.
8: Social Impact of Birth Control.
9: Primary Documents.
10: Early Motivations for Birth Control—Part I: Science or Pornography?.
11: Early Opposition to Birth Control—Moral Temperance or Public Interference?.
12: Early Motivations for Birth Control—Part II: Feminism, Radicalism, or Public Health?.
13: Supreme Court Cases—From Public Health to Civil Rights.
14: Religious Reactions—Free Choice or Intrinsic Evil?.
15: Birth Control as a Political Issue—Is Abortion a Form of Birth Control?.
Timeline for Birth Control Issues.
Further Reading.
About the Author.