Abortion before birth control : the politics of reproduction in postwar Japan / Tiana Norgren

Author(s): Norgren, Christiana A. E., 1970-
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Subjects: Abortion--Japan
Birth control--Government policy--Japan
Family size--Japan
Women--Japan--Social conditions
Japan--Social conditions--1945-
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2001
Series: Studies of the East Asian Institute
LC Classification: H, HQ
Physical Description: xiii, 242 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Illustrations
Preface
Abbreviations
Ch. 1. Introduction 3
Ch. 2. The Politics of Interests 12
Ch. 3. For the Good of the Nation: Prewar Abortion and Contraception Policy 22
Ch. 4. Japan Legalizes Abortion: The Intersection of National and Professional Interests 36
Ch. 5. The Politics of Abortion: Movements to Revise the Eugenic Protection Law (1952-2000) 53
Ch. 6. Abortion before Birth Control: Japanese Contraception Policy (1945-1960) 83
Ch. 7. The Politics of the Pill (1955-2000) 103
Ch. 8. Conclusion 133
Appendix 139
Notes 159
Bibliography 217
Index 233
Notes: LCCN: 00066941
ISBN: 0691070040 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0691070059 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [217]-231) and index
OCLC Number: 45439964
ISBN/ISSN: 0691070040
0691070059