THE HISTORY OF WOMEN AND SCIENCE, HEALTH, AND TECHNOLOGY:
A BIBLIOGRAPHIC GUIDE TO THE PROFESSIONS AND THE DISCIPLINES

Reproductive Technology (2408-2433)


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Reproductive Technology (2408-2433)
 
This section primarily lists works on the history of technological devices used
in promoting (ex.: forceps, fetal monitors) or preventing (ex.: intrauterine
devices, diaphragm) childbirth. Some discuss the development of the sanitary
napkin.
 
 2408     Arditti, Rita, et al, eds. TEST-TUBE WOMEN: WHAT FUTURE FOR
MOTHERHOOD? London: Pandora, 1984.
 
 2409     Behuniak-Long, Susan. "Radical Conceptions: Reproductive Technologies
and Feminist Theories." WOMEN & POLITICS 10, no.3 (1990): 39-64.
 
 2410     Bullough, Vern L. "A Brief Note on Rubber Technology and
Contraception: The Diaphragm and the Condom." TECHNOLOGY AND CULTURE 22, no.1
(1981): 104-111.
 
 2411     Cederqvist, Lars L., and Fuchs, Fritz. "Antenatal Sex Determination:
An Historical Review." CLINICAL OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY 13 (March 1970):
159-177.
 
 2412     Corea, Gena. MAN-MADE WOMEN. Bloomington: Indiana University Press,
1987.
 
 2413     Corea, Gena. THE MOTHER MACHINE: REPRODUCTIVE TECHNOLOGIES FROM
ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION TO ARTIFICIAL WOMBS. New York: Harper and Row, 1985.
 
 2414     Cowan, Ruth Schwartz. "Genetic Technology and Reproductive Choice: An
Ethics for Autonomy." THE CODE OF CODES: SCIENTIFIC AND SOCIAL ISSUES IN THE
HUMAN GENOME PROJECT, ed. Daniel J. Kevles and Leroy Hood, pp.244-264.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1992.
 
 2415     Das, Kedarnath. OBSTETRIC FORCEPS: ITS HISTORY AND EVOLUTION. St.
Louis: Mosby, 1929.
 
 2416     Grant, Nicole J. THE SELLING OF CONTRACEPTION: THE DALKON SHIELD
CASE, SEXUALITY, AND WOMEN'S AUTONOMY. Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 1992.
 
 2417     Hanmer, Jalna, and Allen, Pat. "Reproductive Engineering: The Final
Solution?" FEMINIST ISSUES 2, no.1 (Spring 1982): 53-74. Repr. from ALICE
THROUGH THE MICROSCOPE, ed. by the Brighton Women and Science Group. London:
Virago, 1980.
 
 2418     Hanmer, Jalna. "Reproductive Technology: The Future for Women?"
MACHINA EX DEA: FEMINIST PERSPECTIVES ON TECHNOLOGY, ed. by Joan Rothschild,
pp.183-197. New York: Pergamon, 1983.
 
 2419     Landry, Donna, and MacLean, Gerald. "Of Forceps, Patents and
Paternity: TRISTRAM SHANDY." EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES 23 (Summer 1990):
522-541.
 
 2420     Laufe, Leonard. OBSTETRIC FORCEPS. New York: Harper & Row, 1968.
 
 2421     Leavitt, Judith Walzer. "The Growth of Medical Authority: Technology
and Morals in Turn-of-the-Century Obstetrics." MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY QUARTERLY
1, no.3 (1987): 230-255.
 
 2422     Mintz, Morton. AT ANY COST: CORPORATE GREED, WOMEN, AND THE DALKON
SHIELD. New York: Pantheon, 1985.
 
 2423     Perry, Susan, and Dawson, Jim. NIGHTMARE: WOMEN AND THE DALKON
SHIELD. New York: Macmillan, 1985.
 
 2424     Ratcliff, Kathryn Strother, ed. HEALING TECHNOLOGY: FEMINIST
PERSPECTIVES. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1989. Includes articles
on fetal monitors, postmodern pregnancy, and new reproductive technologies.
While the focus is on current practices, information is provided on the
historical development of new technologies.
 
 2425     REPRODUCTIVE AND GENETIC ENGINEERING: INTERNATIONAL FEMINIST
PERSPECTIVES 1, no.1-  (March 1988-  ). Journal devoted to these issues.
Chiefly contemporary.
 
 2426     Rose, Hilary, and Hanmer, Jalna. "Women's Liberation, Reproduction,
and the Technological Fix." London: Tavistock, 1976. SEXUAL DIVISIONS AND
SOCIETY, ed. by Diana Leonard Barker and Sheila Allen, pp.199-223.
 
 2427     Rothman, Barbara Katz. THE TENTATIVE PREGNANCY: HOW AMNIOCENTESIS
CHANGES THE EXPERIENCE OF MOTHERHOOD. New York: Norton, 1993. 2nd ed.
 
 2428     Rowland, Robyn. LIVING LABORATORIES: WOMEN AND REPRODUCTIVE
TECHNOLOGIES. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1992.
 
 2429     Spallone, Patricia, and Steinberg, Deborah Lynn. MADE TO ORDER: THE
MYTH OF REPRODUCTIVE AND GENETIC PROGRESS. Oxford, England: Pergamon, 1987.
Twenty-one articles. Not historical.    Bibliography, pp.231-236.
 
 2430     Stanworth, Michelle, ed. REPRODUCTIVE TECHNOLOGIES: GENDER,
MOTHERHOOD, AND MEDICINE. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1987.
 
 2431     Wertz, Richard W., and Wertz, Dorothy C. LYING-IN: A HISTORY OF
CHILDBIRTH IN AMERICA: ITS TECHNOLOGIES AND SOCIAL RELATIONS. New York: Free
Press, 1977; New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1989. Expanded ed. Includes
bibliographic essay.
 
 2432     Woliver, Laura R. "The Influence of Technology on the Politics of
Motherhood: An Overview of the United States." WOMEN'S STUDIES INTERNATIONAL
FORUM 14 (1991): 479-490.
 
 2433     WOMEN'S STUDIES INTERNATIONAL FORUM 8, no.5 (1985); Special Issue:
"Reproductive and Genetic Engineering."


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