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Takeshita, Chikako, 1963-
The global biopolitics of the IUD : how science constructs contraceptive users and women's bodies / Chikako Takeshita
Alternate Title How science constructs contraceptive users and women's bodies
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2012
book jacket
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 4th Floor  RG137.3 .T35 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Intrauterine contraceptives
Women -- Health and hygiene -- Political aspects
Women -- Health and hygiene -- Social aspects
Physical Description xvi, 238 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [201]-220) and index
Contents Turning the gaze on modern contraceptive research : an introduction -- "Birth control for a nation" : the IUD as technoscientific biopower -- From the "masses" to the "moms" : governing contraceptive risks -- "IUDs are not abortifacients" : the biopolitics of contraceptive mechanisms -- "Keep life simple" : body/technology relationships in racialized global contexts -- Diffracting the technoscientific body : a conclusion
Series Inside technology

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