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Voices of the Women's Health Movement, Volume 1

Voices of the Women's Health Movement, Volume 1

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Edited by Barbara SeamanAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Barbara Seaman and Laura EldridgeAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Laura Eldridge

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
  • Publisher: Seven Stories Press
  • On Sale: February 14, 2012
  • Price: $21.95
  • ISBN: 978-1-60980-444-2 (1-60980-444-9)
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From pioneering women’s health advocate Barbara Seaman, the most comprehensive collection of literature on women’s health and history to date

An essential collection of essays, interviews, and commentary by leading activists, writers, doctors, and sociologists on topics ranging across reproductive rights, sex and orgasm, activism, motherhood, and birth control. The more than 200 contributors include Jennifer Baumgardner, Susan Brownmiller, Phyllis Chesler, Angela Davis, Barbara Ehrenreich, Germaine Greer, Erica Jong, Susie Orbach, Gloria Steinem, Sojourner Truth, Rebecca Walker, Naomi Wolf, and many others. Pioneering feminist author Barbara Seaman spent the last forty years on the front lines as a women’s health advocate and a relentless supporter of other women’s voices.

Volume 1 highlights include influential writings on birth control; menstruation; pregnancy and birthing; motherhood; menopause; abortion; and lesbian, bisexual, and transgender health.