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Body Law and the Body of Law

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Body Law and the Body of Law
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Publisher: De Gruyter Open Ltd
ISBN/ASIN: 3110412764
ISBN-13: 9783110412765
Number of pages: 362

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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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