The Resource Barren in the promised land : childless Americans and the pursuit of happiness, Elaine Tyler May

Barren in the promised land : childless Americans and the pursuit of happiness, Elaine Tyler May

Label
Barren in the promised land : childless Americans and the pursuit of happiness
Title
Barren in the promised land
Title remainder
childless Americans and the pursuit of happiness
Statement of responsibility
Elaine Tyler May
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This history of childlessness covers every aspect of the subject: voluntary childlessness, compulsory sterilization, infertility, adoption, new reproductive technologies, and shifting public attitudes
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
May, Elaine Tyler
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ535
LC item number
.M386 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Childlessness
  • Childfree choice
  • Adoption
Label
Barren in the promised land : childless Americans and the pursuit of happiness, Elaine Tyler May
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [267]-305) and index
Contents
The public and private stake in reproduction -- Barren to infertile : childlessness before the twentieth century -- The "race suicide" panic : eugenics and the pressure to procreate -- Unfit for parenthood : class, race, and compulsory sterilization -- The baby craze : the rise of compulsory parenthood -- Infertility : Freud in the bedroom, sex at the clinic -- Childfree : the revolt against the baby boom -- Designer genes : the baby quest and the reproductive fix
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 318 p.
Isbn
9780465006090
Lccn
94041427
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 1147375-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)1147375
  • (Sirsi) o31435091
  • (OCoLC)31435091
Label
Barren in the promised land : childless Americans and the pursuit of happiness, Elaine Tyler May
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [267]-305) and index
Contents
The public and private stake in reproduction -- Barren to infertile : childlessness before the twentieth century -- The "race suicide" panic : eugenics and the pressure to procreate -- Unfit for parenthood : class, race, and compulsory sterilization -- The baby craze : the rise of compulsory parenthood -- Infertility : Freud in the bedroom, sex at the clinic -- Childfree : the revolt against the baby boom -- Designer genes : the baby quest and the reproductive fix
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 318 p.
Isbn
9780465006090
Lccn
94041427
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 1147375-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)1147375
  • (Sirsi) o31435091
  • (OCoLC)31435091

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