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Cultural Collisions And Maternal Health: Latina Women's Experiences With The Medical Institution And The Effects On The Chicana Consciousness, Ani Serralta Seuylemezian
Undergraduate Honors Theses
Reproductive practices and policies that target women in the United States have a complex and often contradictory history. Social, medical, and technological practices and inventions have proven both beneficial and detrimental to women's choices and sense f agency within the health care system. Some of the most controversial reproductive policies that were debated nationally in the 20th century (and continue to be debated today) include the medicalization of childbirth and prenatal care, the development and widespread use of hormonal contraception, the legalization and access to safe abortion, and regulations surrounding both forced and elected sterilizations.
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