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

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

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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
Genre
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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digitized
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N$T
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Largent, Mark A
Dewey number
363.9/7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HV4989
LC item number
.L275 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2007 K-564
  • HV 4989
NLM item number
L322b 2008
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Involuntary sterilization
  • Eugenics
  • Sterilization, Involuntary
  • Eugenics
  • United States
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • HISTORY
  • Eugenics
  • Involuntary sterilization
  • United States
Label
Breeding contempt : the history of coerced sterilization in the United States, Mark A. Largent
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 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
Contents
Introduction : in the name of progress -- 1. Nipping the problem in the bud -- 2. Eugenics and the professionalization of American biology -- 3. The legislative solution -- 4. Buck v. Bell and the first organized resistance to coerced sterilization -- 5. The professions retreat -- Conclusion : the new coerced sterilization movement -- Appendix. Bibliography of twentieth-century American biology textbooks
Control code
191677776
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 213 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281151421
Lccn
2007000029
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4jvn1q
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191677776
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Breeding contempt : the history of coerced sterilization in the United States, Mark A. Largent
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 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
Contents
Introduction : in the name of progress -- 1. Nipping the problem in the bud -- 2. Eugenics and the professionalization of American biology -- 3. The legislative solution -- 4. Buck v. Bell and the first organized resistance to coerced sterilization -- 5. The professions retreat -- Conclusion : the new coerced sterilization movement -- Appendix. Bibliography of twentieth-century American biology textbooks
Control code
191677776
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 213 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281151421
Lccn
2007000029
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4jvn1q
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191677776
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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