Read e-book online Birth Control in the Decolonizing Caribbean: Reproductive PDF

By Nicole C. Bourbonnais

ISBN-10: 1107118654

ISBN-13: 9781107118652

Over the process the 20th century, campaigns to extend entry to trendy contraception equipment unfold around the globe and essentially altered the way in which humans considered and mobilized round copy. This ebook explores how quite a few actors translated this flow into perform on 4 islands (Jamaica, Trinidad, Barbados, and Bermuda) from the 1930s–70s. the method of decolonization in this interval resulted in heightened clashes over imperial and nationwide coverage and taken neighborhood category, race, and gender tensions to the outside, making debates over reproductive practices fairly evocative and illustrative of broader debates within the heritage of decolonization and overseas relatives making plans. contraception within the Decolonizing Caribbean is right now a political heritage, a heritage of activism, and a social historical past, exploring the demanding situations confronted through operating type girls as they attempted to barter keep an eye on over their reproductive lives.

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