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Reproducing empire : race, sex, science, and U.S. imperialism in Puerto Rico

Author: Laura Briggs
Publisher: Berkeley [u.a.] Univ. of California Press 2002
Series: American crossroads, 11
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Shows how, for both Puerto Ricans and North Americans, ideologies of sexuality, reproduction, and gender have shaped relations between the island and the mainland. This work suggests that  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Briggs
ISBN: 0520222555 9780520222557 0520232585 9780520232587
OCLC Number: 231969181
Description: XI, 278 S. : Kt.
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction. Colonialism: Familiar Territory 1. Sexuality, Medicine, and Imperialism: The International Traffic in Prostitution Policy 2. Sex and Citizenship: The Politics of Prostitution in Puerto Rico, 1898 1918 3. Debating Reproduction: Birth Control, Eugenics, and Overpopulation in Puerto Rico, 1920 1940 4. Demon Mothers in the Social Laboratory: Development, Overpopulation, and "the Pill," 1940 1960 5. The Politics of Sterilization, 1937 1974 6. "I like to be in America": Postwar Puerto Rican Migration, the Culture of Poverty, and the Moynihan Report Epilogue. Ghosts, Cyborgs, and Why Puerto Rico Is the Most Important Place in the World Notes Bibliography Index
Series Title: American crossroads, 11
Responsibility: Laura Briggs

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