Barren in the Promised Land: Childless Americans and the Pursuit of Happiness Paperback
Online price: ₹Rs882
You save ₹Rs26
|Free home delivery|
|Cash on delivery You will be asked to pay the full amount when your item is delivered. Only cash is accepted for this type of order.|
|Delivered in 8-10 working days|
Chronicling the shifts in public attitudes towards reproduction, this book traces attitudes from colonial times to the 1990s. In colonial days barrenness was associated with sin, from here the progression is traced to the laws of compulsory sterilization in the early twentieth century, the baby craze of the 1950s, the rise in voluntary childlessness in the 1990s, and the increasing reliance on reproductive technologies. The author reveals the intersection between public life and the most private part of life - sexuality, procreation, and the family.
- Pages: 336
- Publisher: Harvard University Press
- Published: 1st April 1997
- Language: English
- ISBN: 9780674061828
- Category: Health & Fitness
Reviews of Barren in the Promised Land: Childless Americans and the Pursuit of Happiness
Read customer reviews on this product. If you have read this book, why not post your own review?