Bad Girls and Biopolitics: Abortion, Popular Fiction, and Population Control

  title={Bad Girls and Biopolitics: Abortion, Popular Fiction, and Population Control},
  author={Karen Weingarten},
  journal={Literature and Medicine},
  pages={103 - 81}
  • Karen Weingarten
  • Published 3 September 2011
  • Medicine, History
  • Literature and Medicine
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