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Reproductive Rights

(see also Abortion, Anti-Abortion Movement, Sexual Freedom, & Sexual Repression)


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Basics

On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Alan Guttmacher Institute.

American Civil Liberties Union.

The Body Politic: National Pro-Choice News Report.

California Abortion & Reproductive Rights Action League (CARAL).

International Planned Parenthood Federation.

National Organization for Women (NOW).

Physicians for Reproductive Choice & Health.

Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

Pro-Choice Action Network.

Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice.

Women's Global Network for Reproductive Rights.

Women's Reproductive Rights Assistance Project (WRRAP) Assists women with funding for emergency contraception or safe & legal abortion.

In the Library: Articles

Richey, Warren. "Court upholds murder verdict in stillbirth case," Christian Science Monitor (10/7/03):2.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Bandarage, Asoka. Women, Population & Global Crisis (London: Zed, 1997).

Dombrowski, Daniel A. Babies & Beasts: The Argument from Marginal Cases (Urbana: U. Illinois, 1997).

Donchin, Anne & Laura M. Purdy (eds.) Embodying Bioethics: Recent Feminist Advances (Lanham MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 1999).

Gordon, Linda. Woman's Body, Woman's Right: Birth Control in America (rev. ed.; NY: Penguin, 1990).

__________. The Moral Property of Women: A History of Birth Control Politics in America (Urbana: U. Illinois, 2002).

Grossman, Atina. Reforming Sex: The German Movement for Birth Control & Abortion Reform, 1920-1950 (NY: Oxford, 1995).

Holmes, Helen Bequaert & Laura M. Purdy (eds.) Feminist Perspectives in Medical Ethics (Bloomington: Indiana U, 1992).

Mumford, Stephen D. The Pope & the New Apocalypse: The Holy War Against Family Planning (Research Triangle Park NC: Center for Research on Population & Security, 1986).

Petchesky, Rosalind & Karen Judd (eds.) Negotiating Reproductive Rights: Women's Perspectives across Countries & Cultures (NY: Zed, 1998).

Purdy, Laura M. Reproducing Persons. Issues in Feminist Bioethics (Ithaca: Cornell, 1996).

Rapp, Reyna. Testing Women, Testing the Fetus: The Social Impact of Amniocentesis in America (NY: Routledge, 2000).

Solinger, Ricky. Beggars & Choosers: How the Politics of Choice Shapes Adoption, Abortion, & Welfare in the US (NY: Hill & Wang, 2001). Explores heavy cost to reproductive rights of shift in 80s to a middle-class rhetoric of "choice".

Strossen, Nadine. What Roe vs. Wade Should Have Said (NY: NYU, 2005).

Swomley, John M. Compulsory Pregnancy. The War Against American Women (Washington: Americans for Religious Liberty, 19??).

Ward, Martha Coonfield. Poor Women, Powerful Men: America's Great Experiment in Family Planning (Boulder: Westview, 1986).

Woliver, Laura R. The Political Geographies of Pregnancy (Urbana: U. Illinois, 2002).

In the Library: Fiction

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Caracas amor a muerte" [2000], dir. Gustavo Balza, ?m. Poignant story of teenage pregnancy, the search for an abortion, & moral debates it generates.

"The Fragile Promise of Choice" [1996], by Dorothy Fadiman, Daniel Meyers & Beth Seltzer, 57m. From Women Make Movies.



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