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Feminist campaigns for birth control and abortion rights in Britain

Author: Lesley Hoggart
Publisher: Lewiston, NY : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2003.
Series: Studies in British history, v. 69.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contributing to a growing body of work on the relationship between feminist theory, feminist campaigning activity & policy change, this work presents a survey of feminist campaigns for liberalisation of birth control & abortion laws in Great Britain in the 1920s and 1970s.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hoggart, Lesley, 1960-
Feminist campaigns for birth control and abortion rights in Britain.
Lewiston, NY : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)654251053
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lesley Hoggart
ISBN: 0773468684 9780773468689
OCLC Number: 50774527
Description: xi, 272 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Feminist action and the politics of reproductive control --
Historical and political setting to the birth control campaign of the 1920s --
The workers' birth control group --
Politics of reproductive control 1930-1975 --
The national abortion campaign --
Changes and continuities: feminist politics and reproductive control.
Series Title: Studies in British history, v. 69.
Responsibility: Lesley Hoggart.
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This title provides an in-depth analysis of two feminist campaigns occuring in Britain in the 1720s and 1970s, which are used as the basis for an exploration of the extent to which political  Read more...

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