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A Sex Education Apprenticeship: Calderone and Planned Parenthood

Ellen S. More

in Transformation of American Sex Education: Mary Calderone and the Fight for Sexual Health

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781479812042
eISBN:
9781479812059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479812042.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter follows Mary Calderone’s early writings on sexuality education, which emphasize the child’s right to sexual (self-)pleasure, her work at Planned Parenthood, her first book (Release from ... More


The Right of Privacy in Sandel's Procedural Republic

James E. Fleming and Linda C. McClain

in Debating Democracy's Discontent: Essays on American Politics, Law, and Public Philosophy

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294962
eISBN:
9780191598708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294964.003.0020
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

To the extent Sandel hints at substance, his republican virtues suitable for multiple-situated selves sound suspiciously liberal or at least compatible with liberalism, raising the question whether ... More


Planned Parenthood v. Casey (1992) and the Persistence of the Abortion Issue

George Anastaplo

in Reflections on Life, Death, and the Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125336
eISBN:
9780813135243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125336.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores the Planned Parenthood v. Casey case. It notes that many women during the decade after Roe v. Wade, got used to the notion that substantial access to abortions was a right they ... More


Sex Education and Community Values: Risk Reduction or Sexual Health and Justice

Ellen S. More

in Transformation of American Sex Education: Mary Calderone and the Fight for Sexual Health

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781479812042
eISBN:
9781479812059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479812042.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Today’s sexuality education emphasizes risk reduction rather than sexual health and pleasure, Mary Calderone’s original vision. Some programs, developed outside the school system, do show ... More


Abortion and the ‘culture of life’

Ashbee Edward

in The Bush Administration, Sex and the Moral Agenda

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072765
eISBN:
9781781701294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072765.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the abortion policy of the administration of George W. Bush. Though Roe v. Wade remained intact during the Bush years, Planned Parenthood continued to be taxpayer funded and ... More


“This Thing is Spreading All Over California”: Sex Education in the Seventies

Natalia Mehlman Petrzela

in Classroom Wars: Language, Sex, and the Making of Modern Political Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199358458
eISBN:
9780199358489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199358458.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

The 1970s history of school-based sex education, over which conservatives had declared victory at the close of the 1960s, demands a revised interpretation that emphasizes the persistent power of ... More


Transformation of American Sex Education: Mary Calderone and the Fight for Sexual Health

Ellen S. More

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781479812042
eISBN:
9781479812059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479812042.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Part biography, part social history, The Transformation of American Sex Education tells the story of Americans’ struggle to come to terms with their fear of talking about human sexuality—especially ... More


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


The Law and Violence Against Women in the Family at Century’s End: The US Experience

Elizabeth M. Schneider

in Cross Currents: Family Law and Policy in the US and England

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268208
eISBN:
9780191683442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268208.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The beating of wives or girlfriends is a long-hidden aspect of family life that has existed over time and throughout cultures. There has been a dramatic change in both public and legal recognition at ... More


Epilogue: The Legacies of Women’s Work in the Antiabortion Movement

Karissa Haugeberg

in Women against Abortion: Inside the Largest Moral Reform Movement of the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040962
eISBN:
9780252099717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040962.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The manuscript concludes by examining the contemporary state of abortion activism in the United States. It considers the close friendship Scott Roeder struck with Shelley Shannon after she was ... More


Textualism and Consensualism

Sotirios A. Barber and James E. Fleming

in Constitutional Interpretation: The Basic Questions

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195328578
eISBN:
9780199855339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328578.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The textualist says we can find what the Constitution means by consulting the plain words of the constitutional document. The consensualist consults a current social consensus on what the words of ... More


Margaret Sanger’s Network of Feminists: Funding the Birth Control Movement

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/9781469634692.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Many feminist philanthropists believed that economic and political rights for women were incomplete without the right to control one’s reproduction. America’s leading birth control advocate, Margaret ... More


Contraception: Securing the Pathways to Blue Family Life

Naomi Cahn and June Carbone

in Red Families v. Blue Families: Legal Polarization and the Creation of Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199836819
eISBN:
9780190260255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199836819.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The first appointment to Planned Parenthood is some sort of a woman's rite of passage when it comes to her sexual awakening and pregnancy concerns. The use of contraceptive methods used to be ... More


Conclusion: Tea Party Women and the Future of American Politics

Melissa Deckman

in Tea Party Women: Mama Grizzlies, Grassroots Leaders, and the Changing Face of the American Right

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479837137
eISBN:
9781479833870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479837137.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter reviews the major findings of the book, demonstrating how Tea Party women differ from previous generations of right-wing women. It recounts how Tea party Women are appropriating feminism ... More


Family Planning Is a Christian Duty: Religion, Population Control, and the Pill in the 1960s

Samira K. Mehta

in Devotions and Desires: Histories of Sexuality and Religion in the Twentieth-Century United States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469636269
eISBN:
9781469636276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636269.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Throughout the 1960s, the Protestant mainline developed a theology of “responsible parenthood,” grounded in scripture and Christian thought that turned the use of contraception within marriage into a ... More


Epilogue

Emily Klancher Merchant

in Building the Population Bomb

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197558942
eISBN:
9780197558973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197558942.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The epilogue briefly traces the history of population thought and policy from the 1974 UN World Population Conference to the present. It contends that the real problem with population is that it ... More


From Pornography to the Pill: Bagunça and the Limitations of Moralist Efficacy

Benjamin A. Cowan

in Securing Sex: Morality and Repression in the Making of Cold War Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627502
eISBN:
9781469627526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627502.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Moralism’s implementation and impact were complex and variable. Rightist anxieties emerged strongly in the late 1960s and retained their strength among police even when, after 1974, hard-liners found ... More


Contagion, Semantic, and Cognitive Theories

Peter R. Monge and Noshir Contractor

in Theories of Communication Networks

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195160369
eISBN:
9780197565636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195160369.003.0013
Subject:
Computer Science, Computer Architecture and Logic Design

This chapter reviews theory and research that seeks to explain the emergence of communication networks based on individuals’ cognitions about other people and the relations among those individuals. ... More


Conclusion

Lara Freidenfelds

in The Myth of the Perfect Pregnancy: A History of Miscarriage in America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190869816
eISBN:
9780190052171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190869816.003.0010
Subject:
History, Family History, American History: 20th Century

There are a number of possible reforms that could improve pregnancy experiences and make miscarriages less distressing. These reforms include rethinking childbearing metaphors that have emerged out ... More


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