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Title Encyclopedia of birth control / Vern L. Bullough, editor ; Brenda Appleby ... [and others], associate editors ; with James A. Brundage ... [and others]
Published Santa Barbara, Calif. ; [Great Britain] : ABC-CLIO, [2001]
©2001

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Description xv, 349 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 26 cm
Contents Abortion -- Abortion and birth control clinics -- Abortion in the nineteenth century -- Abortion in the twentieth century -- Abstinence -- African slaves in the United States and birth control -- Age at pregnancy -- American birth control league -- Anemia, diet and pregnancy -- Apothecaries, abortifacients, contraceptives and patent medicines -- Augustine, Saint (d. 430) -- Barrier contraceptives -- Besant, Annie (1847-1933) -- Birth control -- Birth control clinical research bureau -- Birth control review -- Bradlaugh, Charles (1833-1891) -- Bradlaugh-Besant trial -- Breast-feeding as a method of birth control -- Brownsville birth control clinic -- Cadbury, George (1907-1995) -- Canada and birth control -- Canon law and abortion -- Canon law and contraception -- Carlile, Richard (1790-1843) -- Catholic Church (American) and birth control -- Cervical cap -- Cervical rings -- China and birth control -- Christian hostility to birth control -- Classical medical and scientific writers on birth control -- Classical world -- Coitus interruptus (withdrawal) -- Coitus reservatus -- Comstock, Anthony (1844-1915) and Comstockery -- Condom -- Cooper James F. (1880-1931) -- Council of Trent and Catholic tradition -- Criminalizing of abortion -- Demography and population control in early modern Europe -- Dennett, Mary Coffin Ware (1872-1947) -- Diaphragm -- Dickinson, Robert Latou ((1861-1950) -- Distribution of contraceptive products in nineteenth century America -- Douching -- Drysdale, George (1825-1904) -- Dung -- Ejaculation and pregnancy -- Emergency contraception -- Eugenics -- Family planning as a right (United Nations) -- Fellatio as a contraceptive technique -- Fertile period -- Fertility in males -- Food and drug administration (United States) -- Foote, Edward Bliss (1829-1906) -- France and birth control -- Freethinkers, radicals and socialists -- Gamble, Clarence James (1894-1966) -- German medical contributors -- Goldman, Emma (1869-1940) -- Herbal contraceptives and abortifacients -- Homosexuality as birth control -- Hormones and their delivery for contraceptive purposes -- Implants -- India and birth control -- Infant mortality -- Infanticide -- Infibulation -- Injectables -- Intercourse, age, and pregnancy potential -- International meetings and congresses -- Intrauterine devices (IUDs) -- Islam -- Jailed -- Judaism and the Jewish tradition -- Kaufman, Alvin Ratz (1885-?) -- Knowlton, Charles (1800-1850) -- Male contraceptives -- Male potential for impregnating -- Malthus, Thomas Robert (1766-1834) -- Masturbation -- Maternity ratio, total -- McCormick, Katharine Dexter (1875-1967) -- Medieval Europe -- Mineral contraceptives and abortifacients -- Modernity and falling birthrates -- Mothers' clinic and its successors -- National birth control league -- Native Americans of California -- Neo-Malthusians -- Nineteenth-century fertility trends in England and the United States -- Noyes, John Humphrey (1811-1886) -- Onanism -- Opponents of birth control and abortion in the nineteenth century -- Oral contraceptives -- Owen, Robert Dale (1801-1877) -- Pessary -- Physiology of reproduction -- Pincus, Gregory Goodwin (1903-1967) -- Place, Francis (1771-1854) -- Plastic wrap -- Polygamy -- Polygyny and sex ratios -- Population control and organization -- Pregnancy potential -- Protestantism in the sixteenth and seventeenth century -- Quickening -- Robinson, William Josephus (1867-1936) -- RU 486 -- Sanger, Margaret Louise (Higgins) (1879-1966) -- Self-help literature in the nineteenth century -- Serena -- Social purity movement -- Spermicides -- Sponges, tampons, and vaginal inserts -- Sterile period (Rhythm method) -- Sterilization -- Stone, Hannah (1893-1941) -- Stopes, Marie Charlotte Carmichael (1880-1941) -- United States v. One package -- Vaginal rings -- Violence against abortion providers -- Voluntary parenthood league -- Witchcraft, contraception and abortion -- Women and the control of reproduction -- Yarros, Rachelle Slobodinsky (1869-1964) -- World survey of birth control practices --
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Birth control -- Encyclopedias.
Contraception -- Encyclopedias.
Contraceptive Devices.
Contraception.
Contraception Behavior.
Abortion, Induced.
Contraceptive Agents.
Genre/Form Encyclopedia.
Encyclopedias.
Author Bullough, Vern L.
LC no. 2001001345
ISBN 1576071812 :
1576075338 e-book