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Sex and destiny : the politics of human fertility

Author: Germaine Greer
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The author examines customs and attitudes toward fertility, chastity, promiscuity, abortion, contraception, and infanticide.
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Genre/Form: congrès
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Greer, Germaine, 1939-
Sex and destiny.
New York : Harper & Row, ©1984
(OCoLC)654517192
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Germaine Greer
ISBN: 0060151404 9780060151409 0330285513 9780330285513
OCLC Number: 10020305
Description: xv, 541 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: A child is born --
The importance of fertility --
The curse of sterility --
Chastity as a form of birth control --
Polymorphous perversity --
The short history of contraception --
Abortion and infanticide --
Changing concepts of sexuality --
The fate of the family --
Eugenics --
The population lobby --
Governments as family planners --
The reproductive future --
The myth of overpopulation.
Responsibility: Germaine Greer.

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The author examines customs and attitudes toward fertility, chastity, promiscuity, abortion, contraception, and infanticide.

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