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Introduction: The Movement for Reproductive Justice

Patricia Zavella

in The Movement for Reproductive Justice: Empowering Women of Color through Social Activism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479829200
eISBN:
9781479878505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479829200.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter introduces the movement for reproductive justice, which uses intersectionality and human rights frameworks on behalf of women of color’s right to access health care. The chapter ... More


Activists in Their Thirties

Rachel F. Seidman

in Speaking of Feminism: Today's Activists on the Past, Present, and Future of the U.S. Women's Movement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653082
eISBN:
9781469653105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653082.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The women presented here were all between the ages of thirty and thirty-nine at the time of the interview and come from a wide variety of racial, ethnic and economic backgrounds. Taken together these ... More


Introduction

Brianna Theobald

in Reproduction on the Reservation: Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Colonialism in the Long Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653167
eISBN:
9781469653181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653167.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter introduces and defines several of the book’s key terms, including biological reproduction, colonialism, settler colonialism, and reproductive justice. Articulating the book’s overarching ... More


Women of Color and the Movement for Reproductive Justice: A Human Rights Agenda

Jennifer Nelson

in More Than Medicine: A History of the Feminist Women's Health Movement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762776
eISBN:
9780814770894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762776.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This concluding chapter details the creation of a reproductive justice movement among women of color. Critical of the dominant abortion rights discourse about reproductive “choice,” they used human ... More


Co-Opting Reproductive Justice

Jade S. Sasser

in On Infertile Ground: Population Control and Women's Rights in the Era of Climate Change

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479873432
eISBN:
9781479860142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479873432.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Chapter 5 investigates the opportunistic ways that mainstream reproductive health NGOs draw on the language of reproductive justice to frame population advocacy as socially progressive. At the same ... More


Epilogue: Twenty-First-Century Stories

Brianna Theobald

in Reproduction on the Reservation: Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Colonialism in the Long Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653167
eISBN:
9781469653181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653167.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This epilogue provides a brief overview of Native women’s reproductive experiences in the twenty-first century, the most pressing issues Native pregnant people currently face, and the wide-ranging ... More


Is choice enough? Engaging with reproductive justice

Fiona Bloomer, Claire Pierson, and Sylvia Estrada Claudio

in Reimagining Global Abortion Politics: A Social Justice Perspective

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447340430
eISBN:
9781447340485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340430.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In Chapter 7, the development of the Reproductive Justice Framework and its international application is analysed, alongside consideration of the terminology of reproductive justice and how its use ... More


Conclusion: Just Pregnancy, Just Parenting in the Age of Homeland Maternity

Natalie Fixmer-Oraiz

in Homeland Maternity: US Security Culture and the New Reproductive Regime

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042355
eISBN:
9780252051197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042355.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Taking recent immigration policies related to pregnancy and motherhood as its point of departure, the conclusion considers the implications of homeland maternity and examines potential modes of ... More


Regulating the Female Body

Fran Amery

in Beyond Pro-life and Pro-choice: The Changing Politics of Abortion in Britain

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529204995
eISBN:
9781529205404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204995.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter sets the history of abortion law this in the context of feminist critique, exploring the significance of access to abortion for women’s lives and the gendered structure of society. It ... More


The Movement for Reproductive Justice: Empowering Women of Color through Social Activism

Patricia Zavella

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479829200
eISBN:
9781479878505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479829200.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Working on behalf of women of color, the movement for reproductive justice incorporates intersectionality and human rights to advocate for women’s right to bear children free from coercion or abuse, ... More


Conclusion

Fran Amery

in Beyond Pro-life and Pro-choice: The Changing Politics of Abortion in Britain

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529204995
eISBN:
9781529205404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204995.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter places abortion debates in Britain in the context of both anti-abortion strategy worldwide and the global struggle for reproductive justice, touching on issues of race, ethnicity, ... More


Reproductive justice in Ireland: a feminist analysis of the Neary and Halappanavar cases

Joan McCarthy

in Ethical and Legal Debates In Irish Healthcare: Confronting complexities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099465
eISBN:
9781526104410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099465.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter offers a feminist reading of two Irish cases that raise important ethical and legal concerns:  the unnecessary peripartum hysterectomies at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Drogheda and the ... More


Whither Women’s Health?: Reproductive Politics and the Legacy of Maternalism

Miranda R. Waggoner

in Zero Trimester: Pre-Pregnancy Care and the Politics of Reproductive Risk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520288065
eISBN:
9780520963115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288065.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter reflects on the state of women’s health care and the policy that undergirds the contemporary vibrancy of the pre-pregnancy care framework. It explains why pre-pregnancy care was ... More


The Inadequacy of “Choice”: Disability, Feminism, and Reproduction

Alison Piepmeier, George Estreich, and Rachel Adams

in Unexpected: Parenting, Prenatal Testing, and Down Syndrome

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781479816637
eISBN:
9781479827183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479816637.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the limitations of feminist discussions about disability and reproduction. Feminism and disability rights often hold different places in reproductive justice discussions. ... More


Introduction: Safe Haven Laws Are Not Only About Saving Babies

Laury Oaks

in Giving Up Baby: Safe Haven Laws, Motherhood, and Reproductive Justice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479897926
eISBN:
9781479883073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479897926.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This book explores the social politics of legal infant abandonment in advocacy and media discourses surrounding safe haven laws, which allow a parent to relinquish a newborn legally and anonymously ... More


Queering Family Trees: Race, Reproductive Justice, and Lesbian Motherhood

Sandra Patton-Imani

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479865567
eISBN:
9781479866595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479865567.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Queering Family Trees explores the lived experience of family-making among queer mothers in the United States between 1991 and 2015. While the legalization of same-sex marriage and adoption has ... More


Activists in Their Twenties

Rachel F. Seidman

in Speaking of Feminism: Today's Activists on the Past, Present, and Future of the U.S. Women's Movement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653082
eISBN:
9781469653105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653082.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The six women and one trans man in this chapter were between the ages of 20 and 30 years old. Like the other activists in this book, they search for ways to balance their passion and commitment to ... More


Autonomy, Technology, and the Politics of Reproduction

Jennifer M. Denbow

in Governed through Choice: "Autonomy, Technology, and the Politics of Reproduction"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479828838
eISBN:
9781479808977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479828838.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 5 revisits many of the themes of the book and investigates their broader import and applicability, exploring the ways in which notions of privacy and the public sphere are wielded in ... More


Law Matters: Tort Regimes and Reproductive Health Regimes

Louise Marie Roth

in The Business of Birth: Malpractice and Maternity Care in the United States

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781479812257
eISBN:
9781479826117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479812257.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter explores theories about how laws and organizations influence each other. First, the chapter explores the purpose of tort laws and the goals of the tort reform movement and uses them to ... More


Not Just an Able-Bodied Privilege: Toward an Ethics of Parenting

Michael Gill

in Already Doing It: Intellectual Disability and Sexual Agency

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816682973
eISBN:
9781452950679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816682973.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter explores the ways in which reproductive capabilities of women with intellectual disabilities are understood and represented while remaining mindful of the discourses of control lodged at ... More


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