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Author Leon, Sharon Mara.
Title An image of God [electronic resource] : the Catholic struggle with eugenics / Sharon M. Leon.
Publication Info. Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2013.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents An image of God, not a mere animal: an introduction -- For the welfare of the race: the early clash over reproduction and community -- Cooperative clergy?: Catholics in the American Eugenics Society -- Practical means: Catholic strategies for protesting sterilization statutes -- Supreme authorities: Catholicism and eugenics beyond the borders -- The greatest obstacle: the growth of a confident opposition -- A great, popular, noncontroversial, and effective movement: struggling with the "New Eugenics".
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Sterilization (Birth control) -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church.
Catholic Church -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Eugenics -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Eugenics -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Religion and science -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780226038988 022603898X (DLC) 2012037997
ISBN 022603903X (electronic bk.)
9780226039039 (electronic bk.)
9780226038988 (cloth : alkaline paper)
022603898X (cloth : alkaline paper)
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