The Politics of Duplicity: Controlling Reproduction in Ceausescu's Romania / Edition 1

The Politics of Duplicity: Controlling Reproduction in Ceausescu's Romania / Edition 1

by Gail Kligman, Joel Beinin
     
 


"Essentially an ethnography about politics, public policy, and lived experience, this timely analysis of the Orwellian tragedy of Ceausescu's Romania is superbly researched—a cross-disciplinary contribution of immense value and wide interest that in places almost reads like a novel."—Henry P. David, author of Born UnwantedSee more details below

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"Essentially an ethnography about politics, public policy, and lived experience, this timely analysis of the Orwellian tragedy of Ceausescu's Romania is superbly researched—a cross-disciplinary contribution of immense value and wide interest that in places almost reads like a novel."—Henry P. David, author of Born Unwanted

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520210752
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
07/06/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
350
Product dimensions:
5.75(w) x 8.75(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
List of Tables
Acknowledgments
Note on Diacritics
Introduction: Politics, Reproduction, and Duplicity1
1Building Socialism in Ceausescu's Romania: Politics as Performance19
2Legislating Reproduction under Socialism42
3"Protecting" Women, Children, and the Family71
4Institutionalizing Political Demography: The Medicalization of Repression87
5Spreading the Word - Propaganda116
6Bitter Memories: The Politics of Reproduction in Everyday Life148
7Legacies of Political Demography206
8Coercion and Reproductive Politics: Lessons from Romania240
AppCourt Cases253
Notes259
Select Bibliography331
Index347

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