Reproductive Justice: An Introduction (Reproductive Justice: A New Vision for the 21st Century)

Loretta Ross Rickie Solinger

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Reproductive Justice: An Introduction (Reproductive Justice: A New Vision for the 21st Century)

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  • Title: Reproductive Justice: An Introduction (Reproductive Justice: A New Vision for the 21st Century)
  • Author: Loretta Ross Rickie Solinger
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  • Page: 103
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Reproductive Justice is a first of its kind primer that provides a comprehensive yet succinct description of the field Written by two legendary scholar activists, Reproductive Justice introduces students to an intersectional analysis of race, class, and gender politics Clearly showing how reproductive justice is a political movement of reproductive rights and social justReproductive Justice is a first of its kind primer that provides a comprehensive yet succinct description of the field Written by two legendary scholar activists, Reproductive Justice introduces students to an intersectional analysis of race, class, and gender politics Clearly showing how reproductive justice is a political movement of reproductive rights and social justice, the authors illuminate how, for example, a low income, physically disabled woman living in West Texas with no viable public transportation, healthcare clinic, or living wage employment opportunities faces a complex web of structural obstacles as she contemplates her sexual and reproductive intentions Putting the lives and lived experience of women of color at the center of the book and using a human rights analysis, Loretta J Ross and Rickie Solinger show how the discussion around reproductive justice differs significantly from the pro choice anti abortion debates that have long dominated the headlines and mainstream political conflict In a period in which women s reproductive lives are imperiled, Reproductive Justice provides an essential guide to understanding and mobilizing around women s human rights in the twenty first century Reproductive Justice A New Vision for the Twenty First Century publishes works that explore the contours and content of reproductive justice The series will include primers intended for students and those new to reproductive justice as well as books of original research that will further knowledge and impact society Learn at ucpress go reproductivejustice.

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    One thought on “Reproductive Justice: An Introduction (Reproductive Justice: A New Vision for the 21st Century)

    1. Heather on said:

      It is exactly what it says it is: an introduction to reproductive justice. And in that vein, it's like any intro book: tries to cover as much as possible, but it doesn't give a ton of depth. It's very dense: because they have to cover as much as possible, each page is packed. But you could get many many dissertations out of expounding on the stories and issues in this book.As a couple sentence intro: Reproductive justice is the larger umbrella over reproductive rights. It entails 1) the right to [...]

    2. Laura on said:

      Great book! This lays out why the American reproductive system isn’t as fair as mainstream news and history books make it out to be. Loretta Ross passionately tells the history of Black America and women left out of decisions, laws, legal decisions and even protests.Rickie Solinger has been one of my favorite authors and historians on these issues and her collaboration in writing this book. This book tells history with a new and broader view than most folks have heard it. I am using this as a [...]

    3. Madeleine on said:

      im happy this exists and it remains a really good primer. but i was frustrated with the ways that even in a super intersectional book queer and trans people were siloed into about 10 pages and a note in the introduction saying "we kno not all people who get abortions are women but we will use the word women often anyway."i also am skeptical of the human rights framework this text uses. perhaps if the text made it clear when this framework of appealing to the state for rights was useful/applicabl [...]

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