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Author Roth, Cassia, author
Title A miscarriage of justice : women's reproductive lives and the law in early twentieth-century Brazil / Cassia Roth
Imprint Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2020
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
The law of responsibility, the medicine of gender, the science of race -- Constructing motherhood : obstetricians, politicians, and the creation of a reproductive healthcare system -- Birthing life and death : childbirth, stillbirth, and maternal mortality -- A "plague of criminal abortions" : fertility control and the consolidation of medical authority -- Ouvi dizer (heard said) : rumor, sex, and race in the republican capital -- Policing pregnancy : statecraft, poverty, and reproductive health -- Prosecuting honor, defending madness : abortion and infanticide in the courts
Link Online version: Roth, Cassia, author. Miscarriage of justice Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2020 9781503611337 (DLC) 2019021640
Subject Maternal health services -- Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro -- History -- 20th century
Reproductive health -- Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro -- History -- 20th century
Women -- Health and hygiene -- Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro -- History -- 20th century
Birth control -- Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro -- History -- 20th century
Birth control -- Law and legislation -- Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro -- History -- 20th century
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