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Facing eugenics : reproduction, sterilization, and the politics of choice / Erika Dyck.

  • Dyck, Erika
Date
[2013]
  • Books

About this work

Description

Social history of sexual sterilization operations in twentieth-century Canada.

Publication/Creation

Toronto ; Buffalo ; London : University of Toronto Press, [2013]

Physical description

xi, 304 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-291) and index.

Contents

Machine generated contents note: 1. Vagrancy, Violence, and Virtue: Nora Powers -- 2. Race, Intelligence, and Consent: George Pierre -- 3. Sterilization Redefined: Violet and Irene -- 4. Vasectomy, Masculinity, and Hyperactivity: Ken Nelson -- 5. From Sterilization to Patient Activism: Doreen Ella Befus -- 6. Appendectomy to Queen's Court Settlement: Leilani Muir -- 7. Abortion, Sterilization, and the Eugenics Legacy: Jane Doe -- 8. Conclusion.

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • Location

    History of Medicine JL /DYC

    Access

    Open shelves

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9781442644168
  • 1442644168
  • 9781442612556
  • 144261255X