The Resource Defiant birth : women who resist medical eugenics, Melinda Tankard Reist, (electronic resource)

Defiant birth : women who resist medical eugenics, Melinda Tankard Reist, (electronic resource)

Label
Defiant birth : women who resist medical eugenics
Title
Defiant birth
Title remainder
women who resist medical eugenics
Statement of responsibility
Melinda Tankard Reist
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Daring women?those who were told not to have their babies due to perceived disabilities in themselves or their unborn children?tell their stories in this controversial book that looks critically at medical eugenics as a contemporary form of social engineering. Believing that all life is valuable and that some are not more worthy of it than others, these women have given birth in the face of disapproval and hostility, defied both the creed of perfection and accepted medical wisdom, and given the issue of abortion a complexity beyond the simplistic pro-life/pro-choice dichotomy. As it quest
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tankard Reist, Melinda
Dewey number
  • 363.920994
  • 618.2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ751
LC item number
.T365 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Eugenics
  • Pregnancy
  • Women with disabilities
  • Fetus
Label
Defiant birth : women who resist medical eugenics, Melinda Tankard Reist, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index (p. 311-328)
Contents
  • Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; THE STORY OF LAYIAH: MY WONDER CHILD; ALL IS RIGHT WITH MY WORLD; IT'S ABOUT LOVE; YOUR BABY WILL DIE: THE STORY OF GRACE; GIVING LIFE A CHANCE; FINDING JOY IN THE WEAK AMONG US; 'THE BEST EXPERIENCE OF MY LIFE': HIV-POSITIVE WOMEN ON PREGNANCY AND BIRTH IN AUSTRALIA; MY CHILDREN HAVE COMPENSATED ME TENFOLD; THE 'STANDARD OF CARE' WOULD BE TO ABORT MY UNBORN CHILD; LIVING IN THE SHADOW OF MÖNCHBERG; SO GLAD I LISTENED TO MY HEART; GABRIEL WAS GOING TO DIE, BUT FIRST HE WAS GOING TO LIVE
  • I WOULDN'T SWAP THEM FOR ANYTHINGTHIS BABY WOULD BE LOVED; THE BLESSINGS FAR OUTWEIGH THE SORROWS; JUST CRASH THROUGH IT; GO WITH YOUR INSTINCTS; THEY TOLD ME MY CHILD WOULD WANT A NEW MOTHER; THE MOST BEAUTIFUL FACE ON EARTH; Afterword; Glossary; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (354 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781742190488
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000693161
  • (EBL)410468
  • (OCoLC)476233039
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC410468
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000693161
Label
Defiant birth : women who resist medical eugenics, Melinda Tankard Reist, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index (p. 311-328)
Contents
  • Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; THE STORY OF LAYIAH: MY WONDER CHILD; ALL IS RIGHT WITH MY WORLD; IT'S ABOUT LOVE; YOUR BABY WILL DIE: THE STORY OF GRACE; GIVING LIFE A CHANCE; FINDING JOY IN THE WEAK AMONG US; 'THE BEST EXPERIENCE OF MY LIFE': HIV-POSITIVE WOMEN ON PREGNANCY AND BIRTH IN AUSTRALIA; MY CHILDREN HAVE COMPENSATED ME TENFOLD; THE 'STANDARD OF CARE' WOULD BE TO ABORT MY UNBORN CHILD; LIVING IN THE SHADOW OF MÖNCHBERG; SO GLAD I LISTENED TO MY HEART; GABRIEL WAS GOING TO DIE, BUT FIRST HE WAS GOING TO LIVE
  • I WOULDN'T SWAP THEM FOR ANYTHINGTHIS BABY WOULD BE LOVED; THE BLESSINGS FAR OUTWEIGH THE SORROWS; JUST CRASH THROUGH IT; GO WITH YOUR INSTINCTS; THEY TOLD ME MY CHILD WOULD WANT A NEW MOTHER; THE MOST BEAUTIFUL FACE ON EARTH; Afterword; Glossary; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (354 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781742190488
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000693161
  • (EBL)410468
  • (OCoLC)476233039
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC410468
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000693161

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