Birth Control Politics in the United States, 1916-1945

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Cornell University Press, 1999 - History - 242 pages
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In a disturbing behind-the-scenes history of the early achievements of Margaret Sanger's American birth control movement, Carole R. McCann scrutinizes the movement's compromises as well as its successes.
  

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Contents

The Politics of Pessaries l
1
Birth Control and Feminism
23
Birth Control and the Medical Profession
59
Birth Control and Racial Betterment
99
The Interracial
135
Laywomen and Organization Men
175
Chronology of Events in the U S Birth Control Movement
209
Works Cited
219
Index
231
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About the author (1999)

McCann is Associate Professor of American Studies and Director of the Women's Studies Program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

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