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The biography of a multifaceted technological object, the IUD, illuminates how political contexts shaped contraceptive development, marketing, use, and users.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright
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  1. Contents
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. xi-xiii
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. xv-xvi
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  1. 1. Turning the Gaze on Modern Contraceptive Research: An Introduction
  2. pp. 1-32
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  1. 2. “Birth Control for a Nation”: The IUD as Technoscientific Biopower
  2. pp. 33-72
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  1. 3. From the “Masses” to the “Moms”: Governing Contraceptive Risks
  2. pp. 73-104
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  1. 4. “IUDs Are Not Abortifacients”: The Biopolitics of Contraceptive Mechanisms
  2. pp. 105-136
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  1. 5. “Keep Life Simple”: Body/Technology Relationships in Racialized Global Contexts
  2. pp. 137-161
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  1. 6. Diffracting the Technoscientific Body: A Conclusion
  2. pp. 163-169
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 171-199
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  1. References
  2. pp. 201-220
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 221-238
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780262298452
Related ISBN
9780262016582
MARC Record
OCLC
838805590
Pages
254
Launched on MUSE
2013-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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