exhibition Än sen då? [So what?]. It was the brainchild
of a group of architecture students at Chalmers, including the previously mentioned
Håkan Sundberg. The exhibition was built in room-size sections of corrugated
cardboard. Each room confronted the visitor with texts and pictures portraying
humanity’s living conditions. One section was about the Earth’s limited
resources. Another dealt with the rich world’s luxury consumption and space travel. A
third highlighted developing countries’ poverty and lack of contraception. In the
contraceptive implants demonstrate a willingness to be implanted despite other alternative means of contraception that do not involve this procedure (Davie et al., 1996 ). The social stratification of cyborgisation or ‘cyborg sexism’ may remain an on-going concern.
An ambiguity of benefiting from cyborgisation – a new vulnerability?
The effects that ICDs have on individuals and their significant others is also troubling. Most psychological studies 7 conducted with ICD patients repeatedly document the prevalence of anxiety, depression and even anger in the ICD population
return home,137 but suggests that such an attitude towards
the generation of women who returned to ‘normal’ civilian life after
the Second World War is unnecessarily pejorative. Women wanted
to marry and have a family.138 The critical issue was that, unlike the
men they married, the social pressure to not work outside the home
once married was significant. In the absence of contraception that
enabled the women themselves to control child-birth, the birth rate
rose rapidly.139 With the closing of nurseries at the end of hostilities,
many women had no choice but to
Dietary advice and agency in North America and Britain
winter cold and chill’.
‘Contraception: pill may cause vitamin deficiency’, The Times , 7 August 1972, p. 9.
L. Rogak, Dr Robert Atkins: The True Story of the Man behind the War on Carbohydrates (London: Robson, 2005), p. 72
education campaigns on ‘alcoholism, cigarette smoking, cancer, VD, contraception, etc.’, he regretted that there had been ‘nothing about overcoming stress’. The responsibility for teacher provision and the development of health education classes on the topic of overcoming stress, he thought, should have been with the ‘Health Education Council, the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health, the Society for Health Education … in co-operation with the Department of Health and Social Security, and the Department of Education and Science’.
health in the world. It has projects on a range of issues such as
AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases, contraception, abortion, family
planning, maternal mortality, genital mutilation, women’s and
children’s health and sexual violence. The centre’s
strength is the dynamic interaction between multidisciplinary
science and development cooperation and the implementation of
plans,” included the white housing plan, suggesting that the city
council ban speculation and legitimate squatting as a means to solve the
housing shortage, and the white wives plan to create reproductive health
clinics which offered advice and contraception for young women. The
Provos gained enough popularity to win a seat on the city council in
1966. By 1967, the members of the group declared the Provos dead and
moved on to other projects.
In 1969, squatting re-emerged with three groups that