Encyclopedia of Birth Control

Sampul Depan
Greenwood Publishing Group, 2000 - 285 halaman

The sociological, medical, and historical aspects of birth control in the twentieth century have been compiled in this unique, easy-to-use, and comprehensive resource. Objectively written and international in scope, this encyclopedia covers a variety of topics: biology and anatomy, birth control methods and devices, influential people and organizations, issues and debates, religious perspectives, legal issues, perspectives from other countries. The Encyclopedia is an excellent source for students and other researchers, educators, health care professionals, and perennially high-interest topic. For students, expecially, the book will be invaluable for reports and term papers, speeches, and debates. The Encyclopedia contains more than 200 entries, a bibliography, and more than 50 photographs and charts. Entries end with a list of sources for further reading. Entries include



-Biological Methods of Contraception

-Anthony Comstock

-Dalkon Shield

-Mary Ware Dennett


-Family Planning



-International Planned Parenthood Federation

-Aletta Jacobs


-Male Contraceptives



-Oral Contraceptives

-Gregory Pincus

-Population Growth


-Reproductive Rights

-John Rock

-Roe v. Wade

-Roman Catholic Church

-Margaret Higgins Sanger

-Sex Education

-Sexually Transmitted Diseases

-Tubel Sterilization

-United Nations fund for Population Activities

-World Health Organization

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Halaman 190 - Parents have the exclusive right to determine freely and responsibly the number and spacing of their children.
Halaman 48 - ... any article or thing intended or adapted for any indecent or immoral use or nature, nor any written or printed card, circular, book, pamphlet, advertisement or notice of any kind giving information, directly or indirectly, where or how, or of whom, or by what means...
Halaman 202 - Similarly excluded is any action which either before, at the moment of, or after sexual intercourse is specifically intended to prevent procreation — whether as an end or as a means.
Halaman 267 - Contraceptive failure, methodrelated discontinuation and resumption of use: Results from the 1995 National survey of family growth.
Halaman 67 - Generally the more education a woman has, the more likely she is to be in the labor force.
Halaman 133 - Population, Consumption, and the Environment: Religious and Secular Responses. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1995.
Halaman 11 - Into a New World: Young Women 's Sexual and Reproductive Lives.
Halaman xiii - Bank, the World Health Organization, and the United Nations Fund for Population Activities jointly sponsored an international conference on Safe Motherhood, held in Nairobi, Kenya, on 10-13 February 1987.
Halaman 119 - December 1992 and the International Conference on Population and Development held in Cairo, Egypt, in September 1994.
Halaman 61 - The Sex Side of Life": The Obscenity Case of Ma 145 0006.

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MARIAN RENGEL is currently a journalist for the St. Cloud Times, in St. Cloud, Minnesota. In the past, she has been a university instructor and a news editor. She has earned degrees in both mass communications and English.

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