A History of Family Planning in Twentieth-Century Peru 9781469618081, 9781469618098

Acknowledgments xi Introduction 1 one The Reproductive Potential of the Nation 14 two Irene Silva de Santolalla and the

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A History of Family Planning in Twentieth-Century Peru
 9781469618081, 9781469618098

Table of contents :
Acknowledgments xi
Introduction 1
one The Reproductive Potential of the Nation 14
two Irene Silva de Santolalla and the Well-Constituted Family 32
three Abortion and Accusation
Experts and Lay People between Crime and Custom 52
four Contraception Crucible
Health Workers Encounter Family Planning 79
five The Government Steps In (and Out)
Family Planning and Population Policymaking 101
six Priests and Pills
Catholic Birth Control in Peru 126
Epilogue 149
Notes 155 Bibliography 189 Index 219

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