Reproducing empire : race, sex, science, and U.S. imperialism in Puerto Rico (Book, 2002) [WorldCat.org]
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Reproducing empire : race, sex, science, and U.S. imperialism in Puerto Rico

Author: Laura Briggs
Publisher: Berkeley : Univ. of California Press, 2002.
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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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Briggs
ISBN: 0520222555 9780520222557 0520232585 9780520232587
OCLC Number: 231969181
Description: XI, 278 Seiten : Karten
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
Responsibility: Laura Briggs.
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