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“They Have Been the Pioneers”: American Jewish Women and the Mainstreaming of Birth Control

Melissa R. Klapper

in Ballots, Babies, and Banners of Peace: American Jewish Women's Activism, 1890-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748947
eISBN:
9780814749463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748947.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the challenges and successes that Jewish women in the birth control movement encountered during the 1930s. Most Jewish women supported the strategy of increasing the number of ... More


“I Started to Get Smart, Not to Have So Many Children”: The American Jewish Community and the Early Years of the Birth Control Movement

Melissa R. Klapper

in Ballots, Babies, and Banners of Peace: American Jewish Women's Activism, 1890-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748947
eISBN:
9780814749463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748947.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter establishes the continuities and new directions in Jewish women's activism during the 1920s, when increasing numbers of Jewish women worked for broader feminist agenda. Even before the ... More


Memoirs and Meaning

Jill Ker Conway

in Believing Scholars: Ten Catholic Intellectuals

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225255
eISBN:
9780823236589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225255.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter reflects on Jill Ker Conway's spiritual journey and the way her Catholic faith had affected her scholarly life. Her Christian faith has led her interests in the moral and spiritual ... More


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