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Reproductive Rights: Redefining the Meaning of Critical Mass

Debra L. Dodson

in The Impact of Women in Congress

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780198296744
eISBN:
9780191603709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296746.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

When the 1994 elections gave control of Congress to a conservative, Christian Coalition-dominated, Republican majority, what some had over-optimistically touted as a critical mass of women became a ... More


Family Planning During the Economic Reform Era

Weiguo Zhang and Xingshan Cao

in Transition and Challenge: China's Population at the Beginning of the 21st Century

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199299294
eISBN:
9780191715082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299294.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter reviews the development and implementation of China's family planning policy and its impacts. It shows that China's family planning programme has gone through several stages since the ... More


History of Family Planning in Twentieth-Century Peru

Raúl Necochea López

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618081
eISBN:
9781469618104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618104.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book presents a history of family planning in Peru, where issues of sexual and reproductive health have for many years been highly contentious. The book analyzes family planning as a historical ... More


Who Pays for What? Abortion and Sterilization, 1960–1975

Simone M. Caron

in Who Chooses?: American Reproductive History since 1830

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031996
eISBN:
9780813039220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031996.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses changes in reproductive policy from 1960 to 1975. In order to lower illegitimacy, break the cycle of poverty, and reduce welfare expenditures, the government subsidized ... More


Before and After 1947: c.1921 to c.1971

Tim Dyson

in A Population History of India: From the First Modern People to the Present Day

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198829058
eISBN:
9780191867484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829058.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Economic History

This chapter considers population trends in the decades either side of Independence. It does so in three broad phases. The first phase is the 1920s and 1930s—when there was unprecedented population ... More


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