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Involuntary Female Sterilization

Rebecca J. Cook, Bernard M. Dickens, and Mahmoud F. Fathalla

in Reproductive Health and Human Rights: Integrating Medicine, Ethics, and Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241323
eISBN:
9780191696909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241323.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter analyzes a case involving Dr T, who is employed in a government-run hospital that treats an impoverished community. The community has a high birth rate, and the health care system is ... More


Reproductive Interventions

Sharmila Rudrappa

in Discounted Life: The Price of Global Surrogacy in India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479874521
eISBN:
9781479877140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479874521.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter discusses sterilization as birth control for rural women in India. In 1970s, female sterilization had been a popular and preferred way to institute birth control. Eighty-one percent of ... More


Black Women’s Health Activism and the Development of Intersectional Health Policy

Kia Lilly Caldwell

in Health Equity in Brazil: Intersections of Gender, Race, and Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252040986
eISBN:
9780252099533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040986.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines black women health activists’ contributions to an intersectional reconceptualization of health that links gender health equity and racial health equity. The analysis explores ... More


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