Morgen, Sandra.

Into our own hands : the women's health movement in the United States, 1969-1990 / Sandra Morgen. - New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2002. - xv, 284 p. ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-271) and index.

In the beginning. One conceiving history -- Foundational stories and movement making -- On their own women of color and the women's health movement -- Into our own hands : feminist health clinics as feminist practice -- The politics of change in women's health movement organizations. Against the odds : patterns of organizational change in feminist clinics in the 1970s and 1980s -- The changer and the changed : the women's health movement, doctors, and organized medicine -- Neither friend nor foe : the state, the movement, and the changing political landscape --The three Rs : Reagan, retrenchment, and operation rescue in the 1980s -- The politics of race and class : dreams of diversity, dilemmas of difference -- Afterword: The movement in the 1990s : accomplishmentsand continuing challenges.

0813530709 (hbk.) 9780813530703 (hbk.) 0813530717 (pbk.) 9780813530710 (pbk.)


101149851 DNLM

Women's health services--United States.
Women's health services--Political aspects--United States.
Feminism--United States.

RG103 / .M67 2002


2002 H-682 WA 309 / M851i 2002