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Author Takeshita, Chikako, 1963-
Title The global biopolitics of the IUD : how science constructs contraceptive users and women's bodies / Chikako Takeshita.
Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2012.
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 Floor4  RG137.3 .T35 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xvi, 238 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Inside technology
Inside technology.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [201]-220) and index.
Contents Turning the gaze on modern contraceptive research : an introduction -- "Birth control for a nation" : the IUD as technoscientific biopower -- From the "masses" to the "moms" : governing contraceptive risks -- "IUDs are not abortifacients" : the biopolitics of contraceptive mechanisms -- "Keep life simple" : body/technology relationships in racialized global contexts -- Diffracting the technoscientific body : a conclusion.
Subject Intrauterine contraceptives.
Women -- Health and hygiene -- Political aspects.
Women -- Health and hygiene -- Social aspects.
ISBN 9780262016582
OCLC number 712930950