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Abortion After Roe

Abortion After Roe

Johanna Schoen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469621180
eISBN:
9781469623344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621180.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Abortion is—and always has been—an arena for contesting power relations between women and men. When in 1973 the Supreme Court made the procedure legal throughout the United States, it seemed that ... More

A Death RetoldJesica Santillan, the Bungled Transplant, and Paradoxes of Medical Citizenship

A Death Retold: Jesica Santillan, the Bungled Transplant, and Paradoxes of Medical Citizenship

Keith Wailoo, Julie Livingston, and Peter Guarnaccia (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830598
eISBN:
9781469605432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877524_wailoo
Subject:
History, Social History

In February 2003, an undocumented immigrant teen from Mexico lay dying in a prominent American hospital due to a stunning medical oversight—she had received a heart-lung transplantation of the wrong ... More

The Indicted SouthPublic Criticism, Southern Inferiority, and the Politics of Whiteness

The Indicted South: Public Criticism, Southern Inferiority, and the Politics of Whiteness

Angie Maxwell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469611648
eISBN:
9781469614519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469611648.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

By the 1920s, the sectional reconciliation that had seemed achievable after Reconstruction was foundering, and the South was increasingly perceived and portrayed as impoverished, uneducated, and ... More

Living with Spina BifidaA Guide for Families and Professionals

Living with Spina Bifida: A Guide for Families and Professionals

Adrian Sandler, M.D.

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807855478
eISBN:
9781469604626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867860_sandler
Subject:
History, Social History

It is the most common complex birth defect. Spina bifida affects approximately one out of every 1,000 children born in the United States. This comprehensive guide offers a wealth of useful ... More

Make Room for DaddyThe Journey from Waiting Room to Birthing Room

Make Room for Daddy: The Journey from Waiting Room to Birthing Room

Judith Walzer Leavitt

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832554
eISBN:
9781469605616
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887837_leavitt
Subject:
History, Social History

Using fathers' first-hand accounts from letters, journals, and personal interviews, along with hospital records and medical literature, this book offers a new perspective on the changing role of ... More

North Carolina & The Problem of AidsAdvocacy, Politics, and Race in the South

North Carolina & The Problem of Aids: Advocacy, Politics, and Race in the South

Stephen J. Inrig

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834985
eISBN:
9781469602509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869154_inrig
Subject:
History, Social History

Thirty years after AIDS was first recognized, the American South constitutes the epicenter of the United States' epidemic. Southern states claim the highest rates of new infections, the most ... More

What's Wrong with the Poor?Psychiatry, Race, and the War on Poverty

What's Wrong with the Poor?: Psychiatry, Race, and the War on Poverty

Mical Raz

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469608877
eISBN:
9781469612669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469608884_Raz
Subject:
History, Social History

In the 1960s, policymakers and mental health experts joined forces to participate in President Lyndon Johnson's War on Poverty. This interdisciplinary history examines the interplay between ... More

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