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Adoption

Adoption  

Rickie Solinger

in Reproductive Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
14 March 2013
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199811403.003.0016
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What does adoption look like in the United States today? In the middle of the twentieth century, adoption became a widespread practice in the United States when thousands of ... More
The Animals Themselves

The Animals Themselves  

Paul Waldau

in Animal Rights: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
10 February 2011
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199739974.003.0002
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A central issue in any discussion of protections for living beings outside our own species is the question of the animals’ actual biological realities. Intuitively, we know that other ... More
Birthing, Breast-Feeding, and Reproductive Politics

Birthing, Breast-Feeding, and Reproductive Politics  

Rickie Solinger

in Reproductive Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
14 March 2013
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199811403.003.0019
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In what settings are babies born in the United States today? In 1900 more than 95 percent of American women gave birth at home. Fourteen years later, anesthesia, or “twilight ... More
Contemporary Abortion III—Activism, Law, and Policy

Contemporary Abortion III—Activism, Law, and Policy  

Rickie Solinger

in Reproductive Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
14 March 2013
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199811403.003.0013
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How are state legislatures responding to abortion and satellite issues? In recent years many state legislatures have defined abortion and efforts to limit the procedure as their ... More
Contemporary Abortion Politics I—Opinions and Science

Contemporary Abortion Politics I—Opinions and Science  

Rickie Solinger

in Reproductive Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
14 March 2013
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199811403.003.0011
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What are the most common objections to abortion today, and how have objections changed over time? Objections to abortion have changed over time. In the nineteenth century, before ... More
Contemporary Abortion Politics Ii—experience and Practice

Contemporary Abortion Politics Ii—experience and Practice  

Rickie Solinger

in Reproductive Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
14 March 2013
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199811403.003.0012
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What is the abortion rate in the United States and how has it changed in recent years? After 1990, the number and rate of abortions declined every year for about a decade and a ... More
Contemporary Sciences—Natural and Social

Contemporary Sciences—Natural and Social  

Paul Waldau

in Animal Rights: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
10 February 2011
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199739974.003.0009
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Just as the major human endeavors of law, education, religion, and various fields like literature and the study of history reveal humans’ diverse engagement with other living beings, so too ... More
Contraception

Contraception  

Rickie Solinger

in Reproductive Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
14 March 2013
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199811403.003.0010
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What are the most commonly used forms of contraception in the United States? Almost all heterosexual, sexually active women have used at least one form of contraception; nearly 90 ... More
Disability and Reproductive Politics

Disability and Reproductive Politics  

Rickie Solinger

in Reproductive Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
14 March 2013
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199811403.003.0018
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What basic reproductive restrictions have been placed on women with disabilities in the past and today? Historically, the medical community and general society considered disabled ... More
Education, the Professions, and the Arts

Education, the Professions, and the Arts  

Paul Waldau

in Animal Rights: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
10 February 2011
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199739974.003.0008
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Education, the professions, and the arts have all been a rich part of human ingenuity. Each has also played important roles in humans’ past interactions with other living beings, and each ... More
The Environment and Reproductive Politics

The Environment and Reproductive Politics  

Rickie Solinger

in Reproductive Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
14 March 2013
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199811403.003.0017
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How are environmental contaminants affecting reproductive health in the United States? No one knows for sure the relationship between contaminants and reproduction, but there are ... More
Family Building, Reproductive Technologies, and Stem Cell Research

Family Building, Reproductive Technologies, and Stem Cell Research  

Rickie Solinger

in Reproductive Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
14 March 2013
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199811403.003.0015
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What qualifies as a family today? Traditionally, state governments and religious institutions made laws and rules about marriage and family that were obeyed by almost all ... More
Feminism and Reproductive Politics

Feminism and Reproductive Politics  

Rickie Solinger

in Reproductive Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
14 March 2013
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199811403.003.0003
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Why is feminism so important to reproductive politics, and vice versa, in the United States? Over the course of American history, questions about female fertility have typically ... More
Fetuses

Fetuses  

Rickie Solinger

in Reproductive Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
14 March 2013
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199811403.003.0014
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Has the fetus always been the focus of anti-abortion concerns? Anti-abortion campaigns in the illegal era focused on a number of issues, from protecting women against ... More
The Future of Animal Rights

The Future of Animal Rights  

Paul Waldau

in Animal Rights: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
10 February 2011
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199739974.003.0011
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In the 1957 documentary The Battle of Algiers, directed by Gillo Pontecorvo, the Algerian strategist Larbi Ben M’Hidi says to one activist, “It’s hard enough to start a revolution, even ... More
General Information

General Information  

Paul Waldau

in Animal Rights: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
10 February 2011
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199739974.003.0001
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In the phrase “animal rights,” the word “animal” is rarely, if ever, understood to refer to humans. Instead, it is virtually always a reference to living beings outside our own species. ... More
Global Reproductive Health and us Programs and Politics

Global Reproductive Health and us Programs and Politics  

Rickie Solinger

in Reproductive Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
14 March 2013
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199811403.003.0021
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What is USAID’s family-planning program? The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is an independent federal agency that provides economic, developmental, and ... More
Health Care and Reproductive Politics

Health Care and Reproductive Politics  

Rickie Solinger

in Reproductive Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
14 March 2013
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199811403.003.0022
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What does the federal health care reform act of 2010 say about pregnancy, contraception, abortion, and reproductive health care generally? The United States has the most expensive ... More
Historical Questions

Historical Questions  

Rickie Solinger

in Reproductive Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
14 March 2013
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199811403.003.0002
Format: 
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When and why was abortion criminalized in the United States? Since reproduction is a biological process, it is often perceived as timeless. But this process takes place within ... More
History and Culture

History and Culture  

Paul Waldau

in Animal Rights: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
10 February 2011
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199739974.003.0004
Format: 
chapter
The history of humans interacting with the living beings outside our own species is deep and broad. Any single attempt to tell the whole story of how humans have seen and reacted to, as ... More

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