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Mar 30, 2010
| ISBN 9780143116882
Apr 02, 2009
| ISBN 9781101028766
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Mar 30, 2010 | ISBN 9780143116882
Apr 02, 2009 | ISBN 9781101028766
“Think of Goldberg as the Al Gore of a sexual equality crisis. Reproductive freedom is not just a matter of justice, it’s a matter of survival.” – The American ProspectNew York Times columnist Michelle Goldberg’s brilliant investigation of the global struggle over women’s reproductive rights—”the worldwide battle between the forces of modernity and those of reaction, being fought on the terrain of women’s bodies”Through Goldberg’s meticulous reporting across four continents, The Means of Reproduction highlights the past and present of feminist activism around the world. In the face of a new wave of authoritarianism, we can look to the stories within this book—from an abortion provider turned health minister of Ghana to survivors of domestic abuse in India to pioneers of access to birth control throughout the Global South—as both blueprint and inspiration. With broad historical scope and lucid prose, Goldberg’s analysis demonstrates that women’s rights are key to flourishing societies.
Michelle Goldberg is a journalist and the author of the New York Times best seller Kingdom Coming: The Rise of Christian Nationalism, which was a finalist for the New York Public Library’s Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism, and The Means of… More about Michelle Goldberg
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