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

Author: Laura Briggs
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, [post 2006], cop. 2002.
Series: American Crossroads, 11.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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: 9780520232587 0520232585
OCLC Number: 750724641
Notes: Rok wyd. [post 2006] na podst. ISBN. Na dokumencie data cop. 2002.
Description: XI, [3], 278 s. : il. ; 23 cm.
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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