Date: 12:30 on Mon, 21 Nov 2016
Duration: 1.5 hours
Seminar Room G, Manor Road Building,Manor Road, Oxford, OX1 3UQ
The changing context of contraceptive choice across the reproductive life course: reconsidering (in) equality in the use of long-acting reversible methods (LARCs) in the USA
Speaker(s): Megan Sweeney, UCLA
Megan M. Sweeney is professor of sociology at UCLA and a faculty affiliate of the California Center for Population Research. Her research centers broadly on the nature, determinants, and consequences of trends and differentials in family patterns and reproductive health. Her work has appeared in a wide array of academic journals, including American Sociological Review, Annual Review of Sociology, Demographic Research, Journal of Health and Social Behavior, Journal of Marriage and Family, Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, and Population Studies. Dr. Sweeney is currently investigating inequality in the course and consequences of the post-1960 "contraceptive revolution."