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Birth Control

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Title: Birth control
Publisher: Farmington Hills, MI :, Greenhaven Press,, [2014]
Characteristics: 215 pages ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Margaret Haerens, book editor
Contents: ch. 1. Birth control and population growth. The myth of 9 billion / Malcolm Potts and Martha Campbell
Global population growth is relatively unaffected by the availability of birth control / Dominic Lawson
China's strict birth control policy is leading to an aging population / Tania Branigan
A Kurdish majority in Turkey within one generation? / Palash R. Ghosh
Iran gives up birth control program to boost population / Al Arabiya
Population soars; family planning efforts remain weak / Joanne Wanjala
Magagascar: peer pressure to stop teen pregnancy / Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN)
ch. 2. Politics and birth control. Rick Santorum and the sexual counter-revolution / Laurie Penny
China's one child policy: two cases / Jing Zhang
Nigeria urges family planning: why legislation would be a bad idea / Jacey Fortin
Uganda finds birth control to be a challenging political issue / Madeleine Bunting
Canada does not prioritize birth control on its health agenda / Brigitte Noël
Senegal needs a strong international effort to fund and implement birth control programs / Sarah Boseley
ch. 3. Social and religious factors affecting access to birth control. A campaign in India to promote birth control among Muslim men draws controversy / Raul Irani
Afghanistan's push for birth control to control population growth is supported by Mullahs / Associated Press
Sexual health bill divides the Philippines / Naomi Conrad
Birth control access in Guatemala is hindered by religious and social pressures / Danilo Valladares
Condoms, birth control and abortion / Independent
Japanese women do not favor the birth control pill / Mariko Kato
ch. 4. The economics of birth control access. Many Slovak women find the cost of birth control prohibitive / Center for Reproductive Rights
Dutch legislators are debating a new law forcing unfit mothers to take birth control / Minette Marrin
The Chilean controversy over affordable emergency contraception is a political issue / Angela Castellanos
New Zealand provides free long-term contraception for welfare recipients / Claire Trevett
Russian women turn to abortion because of the cost of contraceptives / Chloe Arnold
Senegal: "small revolution" in family planning / Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN)
Additional Contributors: Haerens, Margaret
ISBN: 0737764368
9780737764369
0737762608
9780737762600
Branch Call Number: 363.96 B6198h 2014
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Birth control United States Birth control
Topical Term: Birth control
Birth control
LCCN: 2013029610
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