Review of Facing Eugenics by Erika Dyck
Keywords:Eugenics, Sterilisation, Reproductive Choice, Alberta
AbstractIn Facing Eugenics: Reproduction, Sterilization, and the Politics of Choice, Erika Dyck constructs a social history of the Alberta sterilization program. Each chapter revolves around a case study that illustrates the deeper political undercurrents to reproductive choice in Canada. The author intends the work to locate “the Canadian experience within these broader trends while focusing on how these issues played out for individual Albertans” (20).
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