Vol 34, no. 2

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Editorial Note

Sandie Holguín and Jennifer J. Davis

Introduction to the Special Issue: Reproduction, Contraception, and Obstetrics in Modern Mexico

Laura Shelton and Martha Liliana Espinosa Tavares


Nora E. Jaffary, The Monstrous Nation: The 1895 Salón de Anomalías in Mexico’s National Museum, 1895

Laura Shelton, Birth and Death in the Maternity Ward of the Guadalajara’s Hospital Civil, 1888-1940

Elizabeth O’Brien, “A Tacit Pact with the State”: Constrained Choice and the Politics of Abortion in 1930s Mexico

Martha Liliana Espinosa Tavares, “They Are Coming in So Fast That If We Had Publicity About the Clinic We Would Be Swamped”: Edris Rice-Wray, the First Family Planning Clinic in Mexico (1959) and the Intervention of US-Based Private Foundations

Stephanie Opperman, “‘There Was No Family Planning Movement,’ There Was Just Us”: The Asociación Pro-Salad Maternal and Birth Control in 1960s Mexico

Jennifer Nelson, Feminism, Human Rights, and Abortion Debates in Mexico

Historical Practices

Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt, Care, Community, and Higher Ed Administration

Book Review Essays

Material Utopianism: Feminist Movement Building in the Twentieth Century: Agatha Beins
  • Lynn Comella. Vibrator Nation: How Feminist Sex-Toy Stores Changed the Business of Pleasure
  • Lisa Levenstein. They Didn’t See Us Coming: The Hidden History of Feminism in the Nineties
  • Cait McKinney. Information Activism: A Queer History of Lesbian Media Technologies
Sexing East Asian History: Sabine Frühstück
  • Todd A. Henry, ed. Queer Korea
  • Howard Chiang. After Eunuchs: Science, Medicine, and the Transformation of Sex in Modern China
  • Howard Chiang, ed. Sexuality in China: Histories of Power and Pleasure
Good Order, Discipline, and Morale: John Worsencroft
  • Andrew Byers. The Sexual Economy of War: Discipline and Desire in the US Army
  • Kellie Wilson-Buford. Policing Sex and Marriage in the American Military: The Court-Martial and the Construction of Gender and Sexual Deviance, 1950-2000
  • Kara Dixon Vuic. The Girls Next Door: Bringing the Home Front to the Front Lines


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