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

@article{Dyck2016PopulationCI,
  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},
  year={2016},
  volume={97},
  pages={481 - 512}
}
  • Erika Dyck, M. Lux
  • Published 14 November 2016
  • Political Science
  • The Canadian Historical Review
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