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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Conclusion: Safe Haven Laws and Advancing Reproductive Justice

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/9781479897926.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This conclusion summarizes the book's argument regarding safe haven laws and the discourses that support them within the context of reproductive justice, with particular emphasis on the complexities ... More


Introduction and Overview

Suzanne E. Joseph

in Fertile Bonds: Bedouin Class, Kinship, and Gender in the Bekaa Valley

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044613
eISBN:
9780813046389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044613.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter provides an overview of the relevant demographic literature and introduces the people, setting, and methodology. In order to broaden our understanding of inequality, the chapter ... More


Violent Interruptions

Noelle Paley and Joshua Price

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0085
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The criminal justice system can interrupt the reproductive lives of poor women of color and poor white women in many different ways; separate them from their offspring and their loved ones; and tear ... More


Reimagining Global Abortion Politics: A Social Justice Perspective

Fiona Bloomer, Claire Pierson, and Sylvia Estrada Claudio

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447340430
eISBN:
9781447340485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340430.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

What are the contemporary issues in abortion politics globally? What factors explain variations in access to abortion between and within different countries? This text provides a transnationally ... More


Abortion After Roe

Johanna Schoen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469621180
eISBN:
9781469623344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621180.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Abortion is—and always has been—an arena for contesting power relations between women and men. When in 1973 the Supreme Court made the procedure legal throughout the United States, it seemed that ... More


Conclusion: Dismantling Ableist Assumptions

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/9780816682973.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

When we assume to know what is best for others, this knowledge can often actively hide or deny individual sexual self-determination. The challenge is to continue to forward sexual pleasure and desire ... More


Conclusion

Susanne M. Klausen

in Abortion Under Apartheid: Nationalism, Sexuality, and Women's Reproductive Rights in South Africa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199844494
eISBN:
9780190258122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844494.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The conclusion explains how progressive abortion law reform took place in South Africa after the downfall of apartheid. When the demise of apartheid appeared inevitable, feminists in the African ... More


Homeland Maternity: US Security Culture and the New Reproductive Regime

Natalie Fixmer-Oraiz

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042355
eISBN:
9780252051197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042355.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Motherhood in the context of homeland security culture is a site of intense contestation—both a powerful form of currency and a target of unprecedented assault. In this book, I designate the term ... More


Reproductive Intrusions: The Fight against Forced Sterilization

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/9780816682973.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter investigates a recent court case in Illinois where a young adult woman with an intellectual disability petitioned the court to stop an involuntary sterilization procedure. The court ... More


Reproductive Justice and Economic Security

Deborah L. Rhode

in What Women Want

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199348275
eISBN:
9780190252410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199348275.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores issues of reproductive justice and economic security in relation to gender equality and human flourishing. More specifically, it considers abortion and adolescent pregnancy, ... More


Already Doing It: Intellectual Disability and Sexual Agency

Michael Gill

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816682973
eISBN:
9781452950679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816682973.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Tracing the history of efforts in the United States to limit the sexual freedoms of such persons, using methods such as forced sterilization, invasive birth control, and gender-segregated living ... More


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