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Emergency Contraception, The Story of a Global Reproductive Health Technology, edited by A. Foster, L. Wynn

Despite its safety and efficacy, emergency contraception (EC) continues to spark political controversy worldwide. In this edited volume, authors explore how emergency contraception has been received, interpreted, and politicized, through the in-depth examination of the journey of EC in 16 individual countries
Table Of Contents
Machine generated contents note: -- PART I: Setting the context * The birth of a global reproductive health technology: An introduction to the journey of emergency contraception--L. L. Wynn & A. M. Foster * Emergency contraception: Hopes & realities--J. Trussell * PART II: Country case studies * United States: Activism, sexual archetypes, and the politicization of science--L. L. Wynn * Canada: Competing frames of access and authority--J. N. Erdman * Jamaica: A success story in moving to nonprescription status--D. Chin-Quee * Mexico: Expanding access through partnerships and persistence--R. Schiavon & E. Westley_ * Chile: One step forward, one step back--V. Schiappacasse & S. Di;az * Britain: Contradictory messages about sexual responsibility--A. Furedi * France: A pioneer in the switch to nonprescription status--C. Moreau & E. Gainer * Tunisia: A global leader in reproductive health and rights--A. M. Foster * Lebanon: Can introduction be too quiet?--F. El-Kak * Morocco: A personal account of the introduction saga--S. Harti * Nigeria: Creating demand and increasing availability--D. A. Lang, J. Keesbury & A. S. Karlyn * Australia: Organized physician opposition to nonprescription status--H. Calabretto * Bangladesh: A model for national family planning program integration--S. M. I. Hossain & M. E. Khan * The Thailand-Burma border: Addressing needs in long-term conflict settings--C. Sietstra * PART III:_ Conclusion * The future of emergency contraception: Where are we now and where are we going?--E. Westley
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non fiction
1st ed. 2012.
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1 online resource (342 p.)
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