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Luker, Kristin

Overview
Works: 19 works in 96 publications in 2 languages and 9,012 library holdings
Genres: History  Casebooks  Trials, litigation, etc  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author
Classifications: HQ767.5.U5, 363.460973
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Most widely held works about Kristin Luker
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Most widely held works by Kristin Luker
Abortion and the politics of motherhood by Kristin Luker( Book )

26 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the issues, people, and beliefs on both sides of the abortion conflict
Dubious conceptions : the politics of teenage pregnancy by Kristin Luker( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 1,665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Would it surprise you to learn that Michelle is more likely to be white than African American? That she is most likely eighteen or nineteen - a legal adult? That teenage mothers are no more common today than in 1900? That two-thirds of them have been impregnated by men older than twenty? Kristin Luker, author of the acclaimed Abortion and the Politics of Motherhood, traces the way popular attitudes came to demonize young mothers and examines the profound social and economic changes that have influenced debate on the issue, especially since the 1970s. In the early twentieth century, reformers focused people's attention on the social ills that led unmarried teenagers to become pregnant; today, society has come almost full circle, pinning social ills on the sexually irresponsible teen
When sex goes to school : warring views on sex--and sex education--since the sixties by Kristin Luker( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Luker's work here covers such virgin territory that it requires a new vocabulary, that of sexual liberals and sexual conservatives. Amid muted living rooms and packed high-school gymnasiums, Luker has exposed a new sexual revolution. Its symbol may not be a thrusting fist, but rather a levitating question mark. When Sex Goes to School does not prescribe answers; it teaches us which questions to ask."--Jacket
Taking chances : abortion and the decision not to contracept by Kristin Luker( Book )

17 editions published between 1975 and 1991 in English and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salsa dancing into the social sciences : research in an age of info-glut by Kristin Luker( Book )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Savvy, witty, and sensible, this book is both a handbook for defining and completing a research project, and an astute introduction to the neglected history and changeable philosophy of modern social science
Cases on reproductive rights and justice by Melissa Murray( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patterns of pregnancy : towards a theory of contraceptive risk taking by Kristin Luker( Book )

3 editions published between 1974 and 1984 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lighting the fire : Berkeley students, faculty and librarians on research( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An investigation of research methodologies and philosophies presented by undergraduate students, faculty and librarians at the University of California, Berkeley. Covers such issues as undergraduate education and research, course design, and the location and evaluation of literary, audiovisual and on-line resources with an emphasis on primary sources
Dubious conceptions : the controversy over teen pregnancy by Kristin Luker( )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contraception among America's teens : the news is better than you think by Jane Mauldon( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contraception at first sex : the effects of sex education by Jane Mauldon( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Does liberalism cause sex? by Jane Mauldon( )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legal history by Association of American Law Schools( Recording )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Authorities discuss how the history of abortion has figured prominently in the legal debate over that issue, and whether or not historical argument and law should legitimately coincide in the adversary process
World views of pro- and anti-abortion activists by Kristin Luker( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Sex, social hygiene, and the state : the double-edged sword of social reform by Kristin Luker( )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Abortion and the politics of motherhood by Kristin Luker( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In this important study of the abortion controversy in the United States, [the author] examines the issues, people, and beliefs on both sides of the abortion conflict. She draws data from twenty years of public documents and newspaper accounts, as well as over two hundred interviews with both pro-life and pro-choice activists. She argues that moral positions on abortion are intimately tied to views on sexual behavior, the care of children, family life, technology, and the importance of the individual.-http://www.booksinprint.com
Women and inequality : a reassessment by Barbara Heyns( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Politics of Abortion by Kristin Luker( )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Kristin Luker American sociologist

Kristin Luker socióloga estadounidense

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Dubious conceptions : the politics of teenage pregnancyWhen sex goes to school : warring views on sex--and sex education--since the sixtiesSalsa dancing into the social sciences : research in an age of info-glutPolitics of Abortion