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Chesler, Ellen

Overview
Works: 24 works in 59 publications in 2 languages and 3,258 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Interviews  Sources 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: HQ764.S3, B
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Most widely held works by Ellen Chesler
Woman of valor : Margaret Sanger and the birth control movement in America by Ellen Chesler( Book )

19 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 2,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Margaret Sanger went to jail in 1917 for distributing contraceptives to immigrant women in a makeshift clinic in Brooklyn. She died a half-century later, just after the Supreme Court guaranteed constitutional protection for the use of contraceptives. Now, Ellen Chesler provides the first authoritative biography of this great emancipator, whose lifelong struggle helped women gain control over their own bodies. An idealist who mastered practical politics, Sanger seized on contraception as the key to redistributing power to women in the bedroom, the home, and the community. For fifty years, she battled formidable opponents ranging from the U.S. Government to the Catholic Church. Her crusade was both passionate and paradoxical. She was an advocate of female solidarity who often preferred the company of men; an adoring mother who abandoned her children; a socialist who became a registered Republican; a sexual adventurer who remained an incurable romantic. Her comrades-in-arms included Emma Goldman and John Reed; her lovers, Havelock Ellis and H.G. Wells. Drawing on new information from archives and interviews, Chesler illuminates Sanger's turbulent personal story as well as the history of the birth control movement. An intimate biography of a visionary rebel, this is also an epic story that extends from the radical movements of pre-World War I to the family planning initiatives of the Great Society. At a time when women's reproductive and sexual autonomy is once again under attack, Woman of Valor is indispensable reading for the generations in debt to Sanger for the freedoms they take for granted
Where human rights begin : health, sexuality, and women in the new millennium( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brings together eight wide-reaching and provocative essays that examine the practical and theoretical issues of reproductive health policy and implementation. This book assesses the impact of policies that have been initiated and consider future directions that governments must take in order to translate visionary ideas into actual achievements
Women and girls rising : progress and resistance around the world by Ellen Chesler( Book )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interview with Harriet Dustan, M.D. : April 4 and 5, 1977. by Harriet Pearson Dustan( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New woman, new world : the life of Margaret Sanger by Ellen Chesler( )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oral history project on women in medicine( Book )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interview with Arlene Carmen by Ellen Chesler( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woman of valor Margaret Sanger and the birth control movement in America by Ellen Chesler( Recording )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Margaret Sanger, who was arrested in 1916 for opening a birth control clinic, spent her life crusading for access to contraception. A chronicle of the moral, medical and political aspects of the birth-control movement
Interview with Sarah Marcus, M.D. by Sarah Marcus( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interview with Constance Cook by Constance Eberhardt Cook( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Māgaretto sangā : Arashi o kakenuketa josei( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edris Rice-Wray oral history by Edris Rice-Wray( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Two oral history interviews conducted by James Reed and Ellen Chesler, March 14, 1987 (audio recording and draft transcript, 69 pages)
Reminiscences of Lonny Myers (Caroline Rulon) and Sharon Wang : by Lonny Myers( )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Family background; medical education and anesthesiology practice; founding of Illinois Citizens for the Extension of Birth Control, 1961; campaign to include birth control services in public health; establishment of Illinois Citizens for the Medical Control of Abortion, 1966; views on contraception, abortion and sexuality
A progressive agenda for women's rights by Ellen Chesler( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

by Medical College of Pennsylvania( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Forty-three interviews with or about women in the medical profession
Schlesinger-Rockefeller oral history project : by Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Interviews, primarily with women, documenting their roles in the fields of health services, birth control movement, and abortion reform. V.1: Sadja Goldsmith; v.2: Estelle Griswold; v.3: Arlene Carmen; v.4: Beatrice Blair; v.5: Constance E. Cook; v.6: Sarah Marcus; v.7: Caroline R. (Lonny) Myers and Sharon Wang; v.8: Grant Sanger, re his mother, Margaret Sanger, and her colleagues
Reminiscences of Grant Sanger : by Grant Sanger( )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Reminiscences of mother, Margaret Sanger, her parents and other family members, her associates; birth control movement; founding of Margaret Sanger Clinic and International Planned Parenthood Federation; World Population Conference, 1927
The Shoulders We Stand On : Eleanor Roosevelt and Roots of the Women's Rights Revolution by Ellen Chesler( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Changing history : women's health policies and practices( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dr. Ellen Chesler, author and director of the International Women Health Network, discusses ways in which women in the last century helped transform American culture and the nature of the State, especially the efforts of Lillian Wald and Margaret Sanger who have pioneered for preventive medicine and reproductive rights
Reminiscences of Arlene Carmen : by Arlene Carmen( )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Activities of Judson Church, New York City, from 1967 on; establishment of Clergy Consultation Service on Abortion 1968-70: counseling procedures, transition to national service; New York abortion legalization, 1970; opening of independent clinics; "Women's Services" abortion clinic, 1970-73, and expansion to women's health center
 
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Where human rights begin : health, sexuality, and women in the new millennium
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サンガー, マーガレット

チェスラー, エレン

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Where human rights begin : health, sexuality, and women in the new millennium