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Feminist Health Clinics: Promoting Reproductive Rights

Daphne Spain

in Constructive Feminism: Women's Spaces and Women's Rights in the American City

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453199
eISBN:
9781501704130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453199.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter explores the correlation between women’s opportunities in the public realm and their ability to control their own fertility. Accordingly, reproductive rights signify the very basis of ... More


Living through Some Giant Change: The Establishment of Abortion Services

Johanna Schoen

in Abortion After Roe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469621180
eISBN:
9781469623344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621180.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses how the development of vacuum aspiration and the Roe v. Wade decision led to the establishment of freestanding abortion clinics. Abortion clinics followed one of two models: ... More


Introduction

Johanna Schoen

in Abortion After Roe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469621180
eISBN:
9781469623344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621180.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

The introduction briefly chronicles women’s reproductive experiences prior to the legalization of abortion and situates the legalization of abortion into the context of the emerging women’s health ... More


Bodies of Evidence: Depo-Provera and the Public Board of Inquiry

in Bodies of Knowledge: Sexuality, Reproduction, and Women's Health in the Second Wave

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226443058
eISBN:
9780226443072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226443072.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter analyzes the 1983 U.S. Food and Drug Administration Board of Inquiry hearing held to determine whether Depo-Provera should be approved for use as a hormonal contraceptive in the United ... More


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

Jennifer Nelson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762776
eISBN:
9780814770894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762776.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In 1948, the Constitution of the World Health Organization declared, “Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” Yet ... More


Timing Is Everything

Handel Reynolds

in The Big Squeeze: A Social and Political History of the Controversial Mammogram

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450938
eISBN:
9780801466007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450938.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines three principal movements that set the stage for the auspicious debut of the process of mammography screening. First, the passage of the National Cancer Act of 1971 provided ... More


The Pelvic Exam and the Politics of Care

Kelly Underman

in Feeling Medicine: How the Pelvic Exam Shapes Medical Training

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479897780
eISBN:
9781479836338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479897780.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter examines how teaching and learning the pelvic in United States medical education have been transformed by feminist practices of care, even as these same practices have been coopted in ... More


Not Just Bones, Organs, and Science: The New Clinical Subjects of Patient Empowerment

Kelly Underman

in Feeling Medicine: How the Pelvic Exam Shapes Medical Training

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479897780
eISBN:
9781479836338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479897780.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter examines how patient empowerment seeks to train medical students to cultivate behaviors, attitudes, and values through disciplinary work done on physicians’ and patients’ affects. ... More


The History and Development of the Intersex Movement

Julie A. Greenberg

in Intersexuality and the Law: Why Sex Matters

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731895
eISBN:
9780814738610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731895.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses the history of the intersex movement and the development of its goals and strategies. The intersex activist movement was born in 1993, when the Intersex Society of North ... More


8 The History and Development of the Intersex Movement

Julie A. Greenberg

in Intersexuality and the Law: Why Sex Matters

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731895
eISBN:
9780814738610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731895.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses the history of the intersex movement and the development of its goals and strategies. The intersex activist movement was born in 1993, when the Intersex Society of North ... More


“This Power with My Body”: Intimate Authority in GTA Sessions

Kelly Underman

in Feeling Medicine: How the Pelvic Exam Shapes Medical Training

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479897780
eISBN:
9781479836338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479897780.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

In this chapter, the focus is on the intimate labor that GTAs do, which relies upon care and attentiveness to their bodies, their coworkers’ bodies, and the bodies and emotions of their students. ... More


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