9781503611337 (electronic book) 1503611337 (electronic book) 9781503610477 (hardcover)
A Miscarriage of Justice examines the intersection of women's reproductive health and state formation in early-twentieth-century Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
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.
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Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on January 23, 2020).
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Print version: Roth, Cassia. Miscarriage of justice. Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2020