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Fertile matters : the politics of Mexican-origin women's reproduction

Author: Elena R Gutiérrez
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2008.
Series: Chicana matters series.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Using the coercive sterilization of Mexican-origin women in Los Angeles as a case study, this title opens a dialogue on the racial politics of reproduction, and how they have developed for women of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gutiérrez, Elena R., 1970-
Fertile matters.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2008
(OCoLC)698035542
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elena R Gutiérrez
ISBN: 9780292716810 0292716818 9780292716827 0292716826
OCLC Number: 141188016
Description: xix, 199 p. ; 24 cm.
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.
Series Title: Chicana matters series.
Other Titles: Politics of Mexican-origin women's reproduction
Responsibility: Elena R. Gutiérrez.
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