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Hansen, Randall
Sterilized by the state : eugenics, race, and the population scare in twentieth-century North America / Randall Hansen, University of Toronto, Desmond King, Nuffield College, University of Oxford
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013
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Subject(s) Eugenics -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Eugenics -- Canada -- History -- 20th century
Sterilization (Birth control) -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Sterilization (Birth control) -- Canada -- History -- 20th century
Involuntary sterilization -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Involuntary sterilization -- Canada -- History -- 20th century
Human reproduction -- Government policy -- United States
Human reproduction -- Government policy -- Canada
Physical Description viii, 303 pages ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-294) and index
Contents Introduction : coerced sterilization: outcomes, theories, methods -- The eugenicists : short portraits -- Eugenic anxieties -- Homes for the feebleminded -- The eugenicists' first throw: sterilization before the Second World War -- Buck v. bell and beyond -- Sterilization thwarted -- Sterilization and murder in Nazi Germany -- Revival and recovery : eugenics in new clothes -- Eugenics and world population growth -- The sterilized : voices from Alberta and Oregon -- Postwar sterilization : institutions and abuse -- Welfare, African Americans, and coerced sterilization -- Those who sterilized -- Conclusion : a century of coerced sterilization
Alternate Author King, Desmond S

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