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Fertile matters : the politics of Mexican-origin women's reproduction / Elena R. Gutiérrez.

Author/Creator:
Gutiérrez, Elena R., 1970-
Other Title:
Politics of Mexican-origin women's reproduction
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2008.
Series:
Chicana matters series
Format/Description:
Book
xix, 199 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Fertility, Human -- United States.
Mexican Americans -- Population.
Mexican American women.
Involuntary sterilization -- United States -- History.
Contents:
The fertility of women of Mexican origin: a social constructionist approach
The twin problems of overpopulation and immigration in 1970s California
"They breed like rabbits": the forced sterilization of Mexican-origin women
"More than a hint of extraordinary fertility...": social science perspectives on Mexican-origin women's reproductive behavior (1912-1980)
Controlling borders and babies: John Tanton, ZPG, and racial anxiety over Mexican-origin women's fertility
The right to have children: Chicanas organizing against sterilization abuse
"Baby-makers and welfare takers": the (not-so) new politics of Mexican-origin women's reproduction
Epilogue
Notes
References
Index.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [165]-183) and index.
ISBN:
9780292716810 (cloth : alk. paper)
0292716818 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780292716827 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0292716826 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
141188016
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