Population Control in the “Global North”?: Canada’s Response to Indigenous Reproductive Rights and Neo-Eugenics

  title={Population Control in the “Global North”?: Canada’s Response to Indigenous Reproductive Rights and Neo-Eugenics},
  author={Erika Dyck and Maureen K. Lux},
  journal={The Canadian Historical Review},
  pages={481 - 512}
  • Erika Dyck, M. Lux
  • Published 14 November 2016
  • Political Science
  • The Canadian Historical Review
Abstract: An historical analysis of reproductive politics in the Canadian North during the 1970s necessitates a careful reading of the local circumstances regarding feminism, sovereignty, language, colonialism, and access to health services, which differed regionally and culturally. These features were conditioned, however, by international discussions on family planning that fixated on the twinned concepts of unchecked population growth and poverty. Language from these debates crept into… 
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