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The Resource Breeding contempt : the history of coerced sterilization in the United States, Mark A. Largent, (electronic book)

Breeding contempt : the history of coerced sterilization in the United States, Mark A. Largent, (electronic book)

Label
Breeding contempt : the history of coerced sterilization in the United States
Title
Breeding contempt
Title remainder
the history of coerced sterilization in the United States
Statement of responsibility
Mark A. Largent
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Widespread sterilization programs are most closely associated with the Nazis and World War II atrocities. Less frequently are they recognized as efforts that were undertaken by American lawmakers, scientists, and health care providers. Mark A. Largent explores the history of compulsory sterilization in the United States by examining the assumptions and motivations that led to the coerced sterilization of tens of thousands of Americans during the twentieth century. The book begins in the mid-nineteenth century, when American medical doctors began advocating the sterilization of citizens they de
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Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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Largent, Mark A
Dewey number
363.9/7
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV4989
LC item number
.L275 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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  • Involuntary sterilization
  • Eugenics
Label
Breeding contempt : the history of coerced sterilization in the United States, Mark A. Largent, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-199) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10214182
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
x, 213 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780813541822
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Breeding contempt : the history of coerced sterilization in the United States, Mark A. Largent, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-199) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10214182
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
x, 213 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780813541822
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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