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No Man’s Land? Gendering Contraception in Family Planning Advice Literature in State-Socialist Poland (1950s–1980s)
  • Agata Ignaciuk
  • Medicine
  • Social history of medicine : the journal of the…
  • 6 May 2019
Summary This article examines popular medical discourses on contraception produced in state-socialist Poland following the legalisation of abortion in 1956, a time when the party state declaredExpand
Family Planning Advice in State-Socialist Poland, 1950s–80s: Local and Transnational Exchanges
This paper scrutinises the relations between different models of family planning advice and their evolution in Poland between the mid-1950s and the late 1980s, focusing on their similarities andExpand
“Pregnancy and labour cause more deaths than oral contraceptives”: The debate on the pill in the Spanish press in the 1960s and 1970s
From 1941 to 1978, Franco’s regime in Spain banned all contraceptive methods. The pill started circulating in Spain from the 1960s, officially as a drug used in gynaecological therapy. However, inExpand
Hormonal contraception, gender and society in Spain (1966-1979)
Social studies focusing on women’s health, women’s history and/or medicine for women are not always elaborated using gender as a category of analysis. In the last twenty years in Spain, manyExpand
Love in the Time of El Generalísimo: Debates About the Pill in Spain Before and After Humanae Vitae
This chapter examines the debates about responsible parenthood and Humanae Vitae (HV) that developed in Spain between the late 1950s and the late 1970s, the last years of Franco’s regime and theExpand
'Clueless about contraception': the introduction and circulation of the contraceptive pill in state-socialist Poland (1960s-1970s).
This paper discusses the introduction of the pill into the state-socialist Polish market in the late 1960s and its circulation over the following decade. Abortion, legalised for socio-economicExpand
No Man ’ s Land ? Gendering Contraception in Family Planning Advice Literature in State-Socialist Poland ( 1950 s – 1980 s )
This article examines popular medical discourses on contraception produced in statesocialist Poland following the legalisation of abortion in 1956, a time when the party state declared familyExpand
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