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Russia and Ukraine
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In Wartime by Tim Judah
Call Number: DK 508.846 .J832 2016
Publication Date: 2016-10-11
This book gives details on how Ukrainians felt about a previous conflict. In 2014 Ukraine ousted their president due to dissatisfaction with him allying more closely with Russia than the EU. This could provide insight into how Ukrainians feel about Russia as well as offer a glimpse of what war is like for them.
Red Famine by Anne Applebaum
Call Number: DK 508.8374 .A67 2017
Publication Date: 2018-09-04
There is a long history of conflict between Ukraine and Russia. This book details a conflict in the 1930s in devastating detail and provides more context for Russian/Ukrainian relations.
The Gates of Europe by Serhii Plokhy
Call Number: DK 508.51 .P55 P5 2021
Publication Date: 2021-05-25
Ukraine, due to its positioning in Europe, has been sought after by those in power for a long time. This book explains the history of Ukraine in that context.
Ukraine--Crimea--Russia by Taras Kuzio
Call Number: E-BOOK
Publication Date: 2014-02-01
This ebook describes historic tensions between Russia and the Ukraine (and Crimea, a region of Ukraine which has been hotly contested by Russia and which in 2014 was annexed by Russia).
To Get Ukraine by Oleksandr Shyshko
Call Number: E-BOOK
Publication Date: 2015-04-28
This book takes place after the Crimea crisis and does reporting on Ukraine from the inside by going to the source, Ukrainians, to learn more about them.
NC Live Search for Russian AND Ukraine
The current situation between Russia and Ukraine is still developing. This search result shows news articles with up-to-date information on the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, as well as other resources related to the topic.
Abortion and Reproductive Rights
Reproductive Rights (opens in new window) by Vicki Oransky Wittenstein
Publication Date: 2016-01-01
Throughout history, men and women have always found ways to control reproduction. In some ancient societies, people turned to herbs or traditional rituals. Others turned to methods that are still used in the twenty-first century, such as abstinence, condoms, and abortions. Legislating access to birth control, sex education, and abortion is also not new. Disputes over contraception, sex education, and abortion continue to roil the nation, leading to controversial legal and political rulings and occasionally violence. As society changes--and as new reproductive technologies expand the possibilities for controlling and initiating pregnancy--Americans will continue to debate reproductive rights for all.
Her Body, Our Laws (opens in new window) by Michelle Oberman
Publication Date: 2018-01-16
With stories from the front lines, a legal scholar journeys through distinct legal climates to understand precisely why and how the war over abortion is being fought. Drawing on her years of research in El Salvador-one of the few countries to ban abortion without exception-legal scholar Michelle Oberman explores what happens when abortion is a crime. Oberman reveals the practical challenges raised by a thriving black market in abortion drugs, as well as the legal challenges to law enforcement. She describes a system in which doctors and lawyers collaborate in order to identify and prosecute those suspected of abortion-related crimes, and the troubling results of such collaboration- mistaken diagnoses, selective enforcement, and wrongful convictions. A fresh look at the battle over abortion law, Her Body, Our Laws is an invitation to those on all sides of the issue to move beyond the incomplete discourse about legality by understanding how the law actually matters.
Reproductive Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know (opens in new window) by Rickie Solinger
Publication Date: 2013-03-28
Reproductive politics is a term coined in the 1970s to describe contemporary, Roe v. Wade-era power struggles over contraception and abortion, adoption and surrogacy, and other satellite issues. Forty years later, questions of reproductive rights are just as complex - and controversial - as they were then. Covering a substantial range of information in an accessible and lively manner, Solinger orients readers and provides the knowledge necessary to enter into dialogue with this important and continually evolving field.
Women Against Abortion (opens in new window) by Karissa Haugeberg
Publication Date: 2017-04-03
Women from remarkably diverse religious, social, and political backgrounds made up the rank-and-file of anti-abortion activism. Empowered by the changes wrought by feminism, they founded grassroots groups, developed now-familiar strategies and tactics, and gave voice to the movement's moral and political dimensions. Drawing on oral histories and interviews with prominent figures, Karissa Haugeberg examines American women 's fight against abortion. Throughout, Haugeberg explores important questions such as the ways people fused religious conviction with partisan politics, activists' rationalizations for lethal violence, and how women claimed space within an unshakably patriarchal movement.
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