The new Reproductive Justice book series publishes works that explore the contours and content of reproductive justice. The series will include primers intended for students and those new to reproductive justice as well as books of original research to continue to further knowledge and impact society.
- Reproductive Justice: An Introduction by Loretta Ross and Rickie Solinger
- How All Politics Became Reproductive Politics: From Welfare Reform to Foreclosure to Trump by Laura Briggs
- Reproduction Reconceived: Family Making and the Limits of Choice after Roe v. Wade by Sara Matthiessen
- Just Get on the Pill: The Uneven Burden of Reproductive Politics by Krystale Littlejohn
- Distributing Condoms and Hope: The Racialized Politics of Youth Sexual Health by Chris Barcelos
- Laboratory of Deficiency: Sterlization and Confinement in California, 1900-1950s by Natalie Lira
Books of original research:
- The Political Life of Black Infant Mortality by Annie Menzel
- Desiring Parenthood: The Perils and Promises of Queer Family in Homonormative Times by Tamara Leah Spira
- Ill Erotics: Black Caribbean Women and Self-Making in Times of HIV/AIDS by Jallicia Jolly
- The Pregnancy Police: Conceiving Crime, Arresting Personhood by Grace Howard
- Abortion Pills Go Global: Reproductive Freedom across Borders by Sydney Calkin
- Victim/Warriors of Whiteness: Race, Reproduction, and the Right by Carol Mason
- Queering Reproductive Justice by Carly Thomsen
- Youth Activism and Reproductive Justice by Chris Barcelos
- Reproductive Technologies and Reproductive Justice by Camisha Russell
- Abortion and Reproductive Justice by Marlene Fried and Loretta Ross
- Disability Justice and Reproductive Justice by Alison Kafer
- Resistance! Health Professionals, Community Activists, Religious Leaders, Politicians and Others Respond to the Supreme Court’s Dobbs Decision edited by Krystale Littlejohn and Rickie Solinger
Call for Proposals
We are now accepting submissions for books featuring original research that discuss reproductive justice within a complex context. Topics could include: abortion, assisted reproductive technology, birthing options, coerced obstetrics, criminalization of reproduction, drug use and parenting, environmental degradation and infertility, incarcerated people and reproductive rights, population control, queering family formation, and youth parenting.
Submissions are accepted on a rolling basis. Those interested in submitting to the series should provide the following materials:
- a book proposal of no more than 4,000 words
- a CV
- one or two published writing samples
Revised submissions may be submitted. Please email submissions and questions to Rickie Solinger at firstname.lastname@example.org. UC Press Book Proposal Guidelines can be found at www.ucpress.edu/go/bookproposal.
The Reproductive Justice series is affiliated with the Center on the Reproductive Rights and Justice at Berkeley Law. Authors who secure contracts for this series will have the opportunity to apply for a Visiting Research Affiliation at the CRRJ.
- Rickie Solinger, Historian (Senior editor)
- Khiara M. Bridges, Anthropology and Law, University of California Berkeley School of Law (Co-editor)
- Krystale Littlejohn, University of Oregon (Co-editor)
- Ruby Tapia, Departments of English Language and Literature and Women's Studies, University of Michigan (Co-editor)
- Carly Thomsen, Middlebury College (Co-editor)