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The Resource Dangerous pregnancies : mothers, disabilities, and abortion in modern America, Leslie J. Reagan

Dangerous pregnancies : mothers, disabilities, and abortion in modern America, Leslie J. Reagan

Label
Dangerous pregnancies : mothers, disabilities, and abortion in modern America
Title
Dangerous pregnancies
Title remainder
mothers, disabilities, and abortion in modern America
Statement of responsibility
Leslie J. Reagan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Dangerous Pregnancies tells the largely forgotten story of the German measles epidemic of the early 1960s and how it created national anxiety about dying, disabled, and "dangerous" babies. This epidemic would ultimately transform abortion politics, produce new science, and help build two of the most enduring social movements of the late twentieth century--the reproductive rights and the disability rights movements. At most a minor rash and fever for women, German measles (also known as rubella), if contracted during pregnancy, could result in miscarriages, infant deaths, and serious birth defe
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Reagan, Leslie J
Dewey number
614.5/240973
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA644.R8
LC item number
R43 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Abnormalities, Human
  • Abortion
  • Disability awareness
  • Rubella in pregnancy
  • Rubella
  • Abortion
  • Rubella
  • United States
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • HISTORY
  • Abnormalities, Human
  • Abortion
  • Disability awareness
  • Rubella
  • Rubella in pregnancy
  • United States
Label
Dangerous pregnancies : mothers, disabilities, and abortion in modern America, Leslie J. Reagan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
COVER; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; CONTENTS; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTION: Epidemics, Reproduction, and the Fear of Maternal Marking; ONE: Observing Bodies; TWO: Specter of Tragedy; THREE: Wrongful Information; FOUR: Law Making and Law Breaking in an Epidemic; FIVE: "If Unborn Babies Are Going to Be Protected"; EPILOGUE: From Anxiety to Rights; NOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z
Control code
797815231
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 372 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520945005
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttt0kjd
  • bb123df3-4d3b-40ae-a04d-7103896d642f
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)797815231
Label
Dangerous pregnancies : mothers, disabilities, and abortion in modern America, Leslie J. Reagan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
COVER; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; CONTENTS; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTION: Epidemics, Reproduction, and the Fear of Maternal Marking; ONE: Observing Bodies; TWO: Specter of Tragedy; THREE: Wrongful Information; FOUR: Law Making and Law Breaking in an Epidemic; FIVE: "If Unborn Babies Are Going to Be Protected"; EPILOGUE: From Anxiety to Rights; NOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z
Control code
797815231
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 372 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520945005
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttt0kjd
  • bb123df3-4d3b-40ae-a04d-7103896d642f
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)797815231

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