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Women of Color and the Reproductive Rights Movement Paperback – October 1, 2003

ISBN-13: 978-0814758274 ISBN-10: 0814758274

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 225 pages
  • Publisher: NYU Press (October 1, 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0814758274
  • ISBN-13: 978-0814758274
  • Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 5.8 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 11.7 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #176,778 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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“Nelson presents the tip of the iceberg of the history of the involvement of women of color, specifically, African-American women and Latinas in the movements for rights.”
-Conscience

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“A valuable contribution.”
-Feminist Collections

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“This book is an important contribution to the growing reexamination of the women's health movement. This is a useful book, an interesting book, a book that tells our history.”
-Politics, Social Movements, and The State

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“A very fresh and strong contribution to emerging scholarship on the history of reproductive rights activism in the U.S.”
-Loretta Ross,Executive Director of the National Center for Human Rights Education

About the Author

Jennifer Nelson is Director of the Women’s and Gender Studies Program at the University of Redlands (CA). 


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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By readitall on October 4, 2010
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I learned a great deal from this book. It does not offer a re-hash of the debate over legalized abortion; rather it sets forth findings from original research, explaining a variety of perspectives that developed among women of color. The book offers a fascinating history of forced or coerced sterization, and also traces the evolution of feminism in the black and Puerto Rican communities, along with the conflicts that developed within each group. Dr. Nelson consistently ties in national legislative and judicial developments, showing the effect of those changes on the activist politics of the day. Overall a carefully researched, tightly written book--will take its place as an academic page-turner, for anyone interested in gender politics of the twentieth century.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Marver on March 3, 2011
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Definitely a great read! This book adresses the politics and agency of women of color in the reproductive rights movement.
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