Body Law and the Body of Law
by Christine M. Hassenstab
Publisher: De Gruyter Open Ltd 2014
Number of pages: 362
The book examines how laws on sterilization, birth control and abortion were created, by focusing on the act of legislation; how the law was driven by scientific and social norms during the first and closing decades of the 20th century in the USA (especially in the state of Indiana) and Norway.
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