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‘Truly it Felt Like Year One’: The English Sexual Revolution

Hera Cook

in The Long Sexual Revolution: English Women, Sex, and Contraception 1800-1975

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199252183
eISBN:
9780191719240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252183.003.0014
Subject:
History, Social History

The availability of the Pill precipitated a transformation in sexual mores. It involved three innovations: reliability, widespread publicity, and large-scale modern distribution. Rising rates of ... More


‘A Car or a Wife?’ The Northern European Marriage System and the Sexual Revolution

Hera Cook

in The Long Sexual Revolution: English Women, Sex, and Contraception 1800-1975

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199252183
eISBN:
9780191719240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252183.003.0016
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter re-analyses existing statistical sources to explain the underlying transformation and disruption of existing ways of living that occurred as a result of the astonishing reduction in risk ... More


Epilogue

Kate Fisher

in Birth Control, Sex, and Marriage in Britain 1918-1960

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199267361
eISBN:
9780191708299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267361.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

This epilogue discusses the challenges posed by this book's novel focus on the centrality of male roles in the fertility decline to our wider understanding of changes in contraceptive behaviour, ... More


Cultural Persistence and the Pill

Kelly Ragan

in Social Economics: Current and Emerging Avenues

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035651
eISBN:
9780262337915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035651.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This paper reviews the literature in economics and related fields on the role of social norms in shaping fertility patterns and demand for contraception. The case of Sweden is discussed in detail ... More


The Permissive Society? Unmarried Motherhood in the 1960s

Pat Thane and Tanya Evans

in Sinners? Scroungers? Saints?: Unmarried Motherhood in Twentieth-Century England

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199578504
eISBN:
9780191741838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578504.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Questions how much changed and why. Most changes were from the later 1960s: liberal legislation (e.g., divorce reform, legal abortion), the pill, increased divorce, open cohabitation, births outside ... 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


Kaleidoscopic Sixties

Naomi Woodspring

in Baby Boomers: Time and Ageing Bodies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447318774
eISBN:
9781447318781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318774.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

‘Kaleidoscopic Sixties,’ is a survey of the Sixties in Britain. The survey in this chapter comes from a variety of sources and is not meant to be definitive. The story of the Sixties is meant to set ... More


From Abortion to ART: A History of Conflict between the State and the Women’s Reproductive Rights Movement in Japan after World War II

Miho Ogino

in Reproductive States: Global Perspectives on the Invention and Implementation of Population Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199311071
eISBN:
9780190245627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199311071.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

By enacting the Eugenic Protection Law in 1948, Japan legalized abortion to alleviate population problems following the defeat in World War II. Women welcomed this and the subsequent introduction of ... More


Shouts

Rachel Chrastil

in How to Be Childless: A History and Philosophy of Life Without Children

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190918620
eISBN:
9780190066765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190918620.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

In the 1970s, after the baby boom hiatus, childlessness returned to prominence. By the 1970s, in contrast with previous centuries, the complex reasons that women ended up without children were openly ... More


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