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Reproductive Rights and the State : Getting the Birth Control, RU-486, Morning-After Pills and the Gardasil Vaccine to the U.S. Market.

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Author/Creator:
Haussman, Melissa.
Publication:
Westport : ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2013.
Series:
Reproductive Rights and Policy Ser.
Reproductive Rights and Policy Ser.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (200 pages)
Subjects:
Birth control -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Examines and compares the controversies surrounding the four major reproductive drugs available in the United States Provides a critical evaluation of current political, cultural, women's rights, religious, and medical interests and opinions on both sides of the reproductive-rights issue Reveals how the FDA has consistently been used by social conservatives to obstruct and limit women's reproductive rights Shows how, over the long term, U.S. pharmaceutical companies have been complicit in denying women access to reproductive drugs.
Contents:
Cover
Title
Copyright
Contents
Series Foreword
Acknowledgments
1 Introduction
2 History of the FDA and Drug Regulation in the United States
3 The Development of the Pill
4 U.S. Pro-Choice and Pro-Life Groups' Strategies since 1960
5 Problems with Mifepristone (RU-486) and Misoprostol (Cytotec), 1988-2000
6 The "Morning-After Pill," Plan B (Levonorgestrel) Formulation
7 Reverse Lobbying for Gardasil
8 Conclusion: Why a Feminist Historical Institutionalist Lens Is Important
Selected Bibliography
Index
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Notes:
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Haussman, Melissa Reproductive Rights and the State
ISBN:
9780313398230
9780313398223
OCLC:
879022372
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