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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Reed, James, 1944-
From private vice to public virtue.
New York : Basic Books, c1978
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|Description:||xvi, 456 p.,  leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Birth control before Margaret Sanger. Contraceptive technology in the nineteenth century ; The rise of the companionate family ; The suppression of contraceptive information ; The anarchists ; Permissiveness with affection: a sexual standard for an affluent society --
The woman rebel: Margaret Sanger and the struggle for clinics. The burden of domesticity ; European models ; Competition for leadership ; Providing clinics ; Woman and the new race --
Robert L. Dickinson and the committee on maternal health. The medical man as sex researcher ; Clinical studies ; Publisher and clearing house --
The prospect of depopulation. Birth control in American social science: 1870-1940 ; Birth control stalled ; The parents' information bureau --
Birth control entrepreneur: the philanthropic pathfinding of Clarence J. Gamble. A recruit for birth control ; Policing the marketplace ; Experiments in population control: Logan County, West Virginia, and the North Carolina Public Health Department ; Conflict and isolation --
Propagandists turned to prophets: birth control in a crowded world. The population explosion ; Margaret Sanger from exile: the founding of the International Planned Parenthood Federation ; The failure of simple methods: the IUD justified --
The pill. The prospects for hormonal sterilization ; A life in experimental biology ; The lady bountiful ; The product champion --
The trouble with family planning.