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On the Pill : A Social History of Oral Contraceptives, 1950-1970 - 98 edition

On the Pill : A Social History of Oral Contraceptives, 1950-1970 (ISBN10: 0801868211; ISBN13: 9780801868214)
ISBN13: 978-0801868214
ISBN10: 0801868211

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0801858765
ISBN10: 0801858763

Summary: In this fresh look at the pill's cultural and medical history, Elizabeth Siegel Watkins re-examines the scientific and ideological forces that led to its development, the part women played in debates over its application, and the role of the media, medical profession, and pharmaceutical industry in deciding issues of its safety and meaning. Her study helps us not only to understand the contraceptive revolution as such but also to appreciate the misinterpretations tha
t surround it.
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Summary: In this fresh look at the pill's cultural and medical history, Elizabeth Siegel Watkins re-examines the scientific and ideological forces that led to its development, the part women played in debates over its application, and the role of the media, medical profession, and pharmaceutical industry in deciding issues of its safety and meaning. Her study helps us not only to understand the contraceptive revolution as such but also to appreciate the misinterpretations that surround it. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 98
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Year Published: 1998
International: No

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