When Abortion Was a Crime: Women, Medicine, and Law in the United States, 1867-1973, with a New Preface (Paperback)
The definitive history of abortion in the United States, with a new preface that equips readers for what’s to come.
When Abortion Was a Crime is the must-read book on abortion history. Originally published ahead of the thirtieth anniversary of Roe v.
In this “vivid and companionable memoir of a remarkable life” (The New Yorker), an outspoken, Christian reproductive justice advocate and abortion provider reveals his personal and professional journeys in an effort to seize the moral high ground on the question of choice and reproductive justice.
Killing the Black Body remains a rallying cry for education, awareness, and action on extending reproductive justice to all women. It is as crucial as ever, even two decades after its original publication.
Practical tools and theoretical frameworks for understanding the fight for reproductive rights, from pregnancy to parenthood and beyond.Expanding the social justice discourse surrounding "reproductive rights" to include issues of environmental justice, incarceration, poverty, disability, and more, this crucial anthology explores the practical applications for activist thought on this ever-u
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An instant classic and eerily prescient cultural phenomenon, from “the patron saint of feminist dystopian fiction” (The New York Times). Now an award-winning Hulu series starring Elizabeth Moss.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
“Bittersweet, sexy, morally fraught.” –The New York Times Book Review
"Fantastic… a book that feels alive on the page." –The Washington Post
In this ferociously imaginative novel, abortion is once again illegal in America, in-vitro fertilization is banned, and the Personhood Amendment grants rights of life, liberty, and property to every embryo.
Five women. One question. What is a woman for?
Bellwether Prize winner Hillary Jordan’s provocative new novel, When She Woke, tells the story of a stigmatized woman struggling to navigate an America of a not-too-distant future, where the line between church and state has been eradicated and convicted felons are no longer imprisoned and rehabilitated but chromed—their skin color is genetically altered to match the class of their crime
"You have to take the children away."—Donald Trump
Taking Children argues that for four hundred years the United States has taken children for political ends. Black children, Native children, Latinx children, and the children of the poor have all been seized from their kin and caregivers.
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • “An instant American classic and almost certainly the keynote nonfiction book of the American century thus far.”—Dwight Garner, The New York Times
Reproductive Injustice: Racism, Pregnancy, and Premature Birth (Anthropologies of American Medicine: Culture #7) (Paperback)
Winner, 2020 Senior Book Prize, given by the Association of Feminist Anthropology
Winner, 2020 Eileen Basker Memorial Prize, given by the Society for Medical Anthropology
Honorable Mention, 2020 Victor Turner Prize in Ethnographic Writing, given by the Society for Humanistic Anthropology
Pregnancy and Power, Revised Edition: A History of Reproductive Politics in the United States (Paperback)
A sweeping chronicle of women's battles for reproductive freedom
Offers an innovative plan to eliminate inequalities in American health care and save the lives they endanger
The Movement for Reproductive Justice: Empowering Women of Color Through Social Activism (Social Transformations in American Anthropology #5) (Paperback)
2021 Outstanding Academic Title, Choice Magazine
Shows how reproductive justice organizations' collaborative work across racial lines provides a compelling model for other groups to successfully influence change
Argues that significant barriers to family-making exist for lesbian mothers of color in the United States
Reproductive Rights as Human Rights: Women of Color and the Fight for Reproductive Justice (Paperback)
Reveals both the promise and the pitfalls associated with a human rights approach to the women of color-focused reproductive rights activism of SisterSong
Uncovers the truth behind the ideas, struggles, and eventually success of Black and Puerto Rican Nationalists regarding key feminist issues of the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s
As the courts betray us and our leaders fail us, only we can keep each other safe.
In this powerful, empathetic look at abortion clinic escorting, “one of the most under-covered and crucial, lifesaving, rigorous forms of activism out there” (Rebecca Traister), Lauren Rankin offers real hope—and a real call to action for a post-Roe America.
A riveting look at the tumultuous history of abortion rights in the United States leading up to the landmark case of Roe v. Wade, by award-winning author and journalist Karen Blumenthal.
In the past decade, right-wing efforts to end legal abortion in the United States have reached a fever pitch, with anti-abortion legislation being introduced in several "red"--and even some "purple"--states.
Finalist for the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction
Finalist for the J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize
Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction
One of NPR's Best Books of 2021
A New York Times Notable Book of 2021
One of TIME's 100 Must-Read Books of 2021
A thrilling, behind-the-scenes account of the revolutionary Roe v. Wade Supreme Court ruling.
The Justices Behind Roe V. Wade offers a front-row seat to the inner workings of the Supreme Court that led to the monumental Roe v. Wade decision.