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Power and Decision

The Social Control of Reproduction

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$17.95 • £14.95 • €16.00

ISBN 9780674695337

Publication Date: 01/01/1994

Short

330 pages

6 x 9 inches

9 tables

Harvard Series on Population and International Health

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Many of these writers discuss phenomena that, if taken seriously by demographers, would have important influence in their approach to research and policy… They raise the issue of whether women really have choice in reproductive decisions or in family planning method given existing social, especially gender, inequalities and the hegemony of the population control movement.—Nancy E. Riley, Signs

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