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Feminism and Science: Funding Research for the Pill

Joan Marie Johnson

in Funding Feminism: Monied Women, Philanthropy, and the Women's Movement, 1870-1967

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634692
eISBN:
9781469634715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634692.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

While Sanger’s early focus was on increasing access to and information about birth control, one of her most loyal supporters, Katharine McCormick, consistently argued for the research and development ... More


“A Period of Crisis”

Mark S. Massa

in The Structure of Theological Revolutions: How the Fight Over Birth Control Transformed American Catholicism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190851408
eISBN:
9780190851439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851408.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Utilizing Thomas Kuhn’s argument that a “period of crisis” always follows the discovery that the accepted model of science no longer is useful, this chapter examines the famous critique of the 1968 ... More


The Wall

Richard Archer

in Jim Crow North: The Struggle for Equal Rights in Antebellum New England

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190676643
eISBN:
9780190676674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676643.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Political History

Any comparison of the 1850s with 1830 would conclude that the struggle for equal rights had made substantial progress. Almost all legal discriminations had ended. There was increased opportunity for ... More


The History of the Pill

Rachel VanSickle-Ward and Kevin Wallsten

in The Politics of the Pill: Gender, Framing, and Policymaking in the Battle over Birth Control

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190675349
eISBN:
9780190909536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190675349.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 2 places current debates about contraception policy in a broader historical context. By examining Margaret Sanger’s and Katherine McCormick’s advocacy, John Rock’s and Gregory Pincus’s ... More


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