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Birth Control: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

Birth Control: What Everyone Needs to Know (R) (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Sundstrom, Beth L.
By Delay, Cara

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Birth control offers women the opportunity to prevent pregnancy, plan and space their births, or have no births at all. And yet, in the United States, half of all pregnancies remain unintended, and access to birth control is beset by inequities in education, access, and coverage.... Research indicates that women are familiar with the range of contraceptive methods available today. But the persistently high rates of unintended pregnancy, combined with common dissatisfaction and discontinuation, suggest that women's contraceptive needs continue to be unmet. Birth Control: What Everyone Needs to Know will offer more than a user's guide to available means of contraception: it will examine how supported family-planning infrastructure impacts society as a whole. Through reviews of policy, scientific literature, and supplemental interviews with women, it will uncover women's concerns and apprehensions about contraception, as well as the ways birth control empowers women and increases access to educational and professional opportunities. It will provide an overview the history of birth control, the risks and benefits of contraception, the role of menstruation, and the future of birth control. The goal of this book is to provide accurate, unbiased scientific information about contraception in the context of women's lived experiences and the realities of how individuals make decisions about birth control.
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ISBN 9780190069667
Released AU 15 Jul 2020
Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Alternate Format(s) View All (1 other possible title(s) available)
Series What Everyone Needs to Know (R)
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ISBN-13 9780190069667
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
Imprint Oxford University Press Inc
Released 15 Jul 2020
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Sundstrom, Beth L.
By Delay, Cara
Series What Everyone Needs to Know (R)
Category Women's Studies
Social & Ethical Issues: Abortion
Birth Control, Contraception, Family Planning
Number of Pages 256
Dimensions Width: 141mm
Height: 209mm
Spine: 15mm
Dewey Code 363.960973
Weight 258g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Birth control - United States, Reproductive rights - United States
NBS Text Medicine: General
ONIX Text General/trade

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