The Pivot of Civilization

The Pivot of Civilization

1st Edition - January 1, 1950

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  • Author: Margaret Sanger
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483156651

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The Pivot of Civilization talks about how birth control is viewed and will affect civilization and approach individual and social problems. The book also discusses different issues that affect mothers and children in this day and age. The text covers topics such as issues that have arisen due to birth control; the difficult state mothers are still in; child labor; negative effects of philanthropy and organized charity; the relation of Marxian Socialism to birth control; the problems with eugenics; and the orthodox Catholic view on contraception. The book is recommended for those who wish to understand and learn more about birth control, including how it affects the civilization, mothers, and children. Those who are interested in knowing how civilization views birth control and affects mothers and children will also find the book helpful.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction

    Chapter I A New Truth Emerges

    Chapter II Conscripted Motherhood

    Chapter III "Children Troop Down from Heaven"

    Chapter IV The Fertility of the Feeble-Minded

    Chapter V The Cruelty of Charity

    Chapter VI Neglected Factors of the World Problem

    Chapter VII Is Revolution the Remedy?

    Chapter VIII Dangers of Cradle Competition

    Chapter IX A Moral Necessity

    Chapter X Science the Ally

    Chapter XI Education and Expression

    Chapter XII Woman and the Future

    Appendix: Principles and Aims of the American Birth Control League

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  • No. of pages: 302
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1950
  • Published: January 1, 1950
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483156651

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Margaret Sanger

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