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The Resource Fit to be tied : sterilization and reproductive rights in America, 1950-1980, Rebecca M. Kluchin, (electronic book)

Fit to be tied : sterilization and reproductive rights in America, 1950-1980, Rebecca M. Kluchin, (electronic book)

Label
Fit to be tied : sterilization and reproductive rights in America, 1950-1980
Title
Fit to be tied
Title remainder
sterilization and reproductive rights in America, 1950-1980
Statement of responsibility
Rebecca M. Kluchin
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Fit to Be Tied provides a history of sterilization and what would become, at once, socially divisive and a popular form of birth control. Utilizing first-person narratives, court cases, and official records, Rebecca M. Kluchin examines the evolution of forced sterilization of poor women, especially women of color, in the second half of the century and contrasts it with demands for contraceptive sterilization made by white women and men. She chronicles public acceptance during an era of reproductive and sexual freedom, the shift away from sterilization and how it influenced many as
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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Kluchin, Rebecca M.
Dewey number
363.9/7
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ766.5.U5
LC item number
K55 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sterilization (Birth control)
  • Birth control
  • Reproductive rights
Label
Fit to be tied : sterilization and reproductive rights in America, 1950-1980, Rebecca M. Kluchin, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Rev. ed. of thesis: Fit to be tied? : sterilization and reproductive rights in America, 1960-1984 / by Rebecca M. Kluchin. c2004
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-262) 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
Contents
From eugenics to neo-eugenics -- "Fit" women and reproductive choice -- Sterilizing "unfit" women -- "Fit" women fight back -- "Unfit" women fight too -- Irreconcilable conflicts -- The endurance of neo-eugenics
Control code
ebr10367290
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xi, 269 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780813545271
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Fit to be tied : sterilization and reproductive rights in America, 1950-1980, Rebecca M. Kluchin, (electronic book)
Publication
Note
Rev. ed. of thesis: Fit to be tied? : sterilization and reproductive rights in America, 1960-1984 / by Rebecca M. Kluchin. c2004
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-262) 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
Contents
From eugenics to neo-eugenics -- "Fit" women and reproductive choice -- Sterilizing "unfit" women -- "Fit" women fight back -- "Unfit" women fight too -- Irreconcilable conflicts -- The endurance of neo-eugenics
Control code
ebr10367290
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xi, 269 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780813545271
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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