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Title Choice & coercion : birth control, sterilization, and abortion in public health and welfare / Johanna Schoen.
Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2005.


 Main Stacks  HQ766.5.U5 S36 2005    AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 331 p. ; 25 cm.
Series Gender and American culture.
Gender & American culture.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Birth control -- Government policy -- North Carolina -- History.
Involuntary sterilization -- North Carolina -- History.
Abortion -- Government policy -- North Carolina -- History.
Contraception -- history -- North Carolina.
Abortion, Induced -- history -- North Carolina.
Eugenics -- history -- North Carolina.
Health Policy -- history -- North Carolina.
Sterilization, Reproductive -- history -- North Carolina.
Contents Introduction : a great thing for poor folks -- Teaching birth control on Tobacco Road and in Mill Village Alley : the history of public birth control services -- Nothing is removed except the possibility of parenthood : women and the politics of sterilization -- I knew that it was a serious crime : negotiating abortion before Roe v. Wade -- Taking foam powder and jellies to the natives : family planning goes abroad -- Epilogue : from the footnotes to the headlines : sterilization apologies and their lessons.
Other Title Choice and coercion.