Our Bodies, Our Crimes : the Policing of Women's Reproduction in America.
By: Flavin, Jeanne.Material type: BookSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: New York : NYU Press, 2008Description: 1 online resource (316 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780814728550; 0814728553.Subject(s): Reproductive rights -- United States | Women prisoners -- Family relationships -- United States | Children of women prisoners -- United States | Women prisoners -- Health and hygiene -- United States | Women -- United States -- Social conditionsAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Our Bodies, Our Crimes : The Policing of Women's Reproduction in America.DDC classification: 323.340973 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Introduction; Part I: Beginning; 1 "Race Criminals": Reproductive Rights in America; Part II: Begetting; 2 "Breeders": The Right to Procreate; 3 "Back-Alley Butchers": Terminating Pregnancies; 4 "Baby-Killers": Neonaticide and Infant Abandonment; Part III: Bearing; 5 "Innocent Preborn Victims": Fetal Protectionism and Pregnant Women; 6 "Liars and Whiners": Incarcerated Women's Right to Reproductive Health; Part IV: Mothering; 7 "Bad Mothers": Incarcerated Women's Ties to Their Children; 8 "Asking for It": Battered Women and Child Custody; Conclusion: Being; Notes; Bibliography.
AcknowledgmentsIndex; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; P; R; S; T; V; W; About the Author.
Winner of the 2010 Distinguished Book Award from the American Sociological Association; Sex and Gender Section. The Real Issue behind the Abortion Debate. An op-ed by Jeanne Flavin in the San Francisco Chronicle. 2009 Choice Outstanding Academic Title. The intense policing of women's reproductive capacity places women's health and human rights in great peril. Poor women are pressured to undergo sterilization. Women addicted to illicit drugs risk arrest for carrying their pregnancies to term. Courts, child welfare, and law enforcement agencies fail to recognize the efforts of battered and incar.
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