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Margaret Sanger and Birth Control
A look at the evolution of Margaret Sanger's advocacy of birth control.
# 125058 | 1,000 words | 5 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Women Studies (Historical Figures) , Hot Topics (Birth Control)

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The paper discusses how Margaret Sanger's advocacy of birth control evolved from before WWI until 1937, when the medical establishment endorsed it as an appropriate medical prescription.

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"As developed by David M. Kennedy, the biography of Margaret Sanger is less the narrative of a woman, even a politically active woman, than the history of an idea that, well articulated, served as the inspiration for generations of socially concerned persons to make available to women, as well as men, a host of life options rather than a host of lesser-evil decisions. In "Birth Control in America: The Career of Margaret Sanger" Kennedy demonstrates how a culturally transitional figure could seize a public health issue, explicate the..."

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