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Policing the Womb: Invisible Women and the Criminalization of Motherhood

@inproceedings{Goodwin2020PolicingTW,
  title={Policing the Womb: Invisible Women and the Criminalization of Motherhood},
  author={Michele Goodwin},
  year={2020}
}
  • M. Goodwin
  • Published 12 March 2020
  • Law, Political Science
Policing the Womb brings to life the chilling ways in which women have become the targets of secretive state surveillance of their pregnancies. Michele Goodwin expands the reproductive health and rights debate beyond abortion to include how legislators increasingly turn to criminalizing women for miscarriages, stillbirths, and threatening the health of their pregnancies. The horrific results include women giving birth while shackled in leg irons, in solitary confinement, and even delivering in… 

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