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Birth control -- United States -- History

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The Evolution Of The Birth Control Movement In The United States, Linda B. Mcmahan Mar 1976

The Evolution Of The Birth Control Movement In The United States, Linda B. Mcmahan

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The evolution of the birth control movement in the United States is the focus of this dissertation. The period of emphasis is 1873 to the present, though earlier history is briefly dealt with.

The research method used was an extensive library search of the literature, followed by categorization and analysis of the data.

The birth control movement was found to adapt to the sociological model of social movements and was discussed within this context. Two parallel movements were found to be of importance: the birth control movement itself and the population control movement. The orientations and relationships between these two ...