Table of contents for Reproducing empire : race, sex, science, and U.S. imperialism in Puerto Rico / Laura Briggs.

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Introduction. Colonialism: Familiar Territory

1. Sexuality, Medicine, and Imperialism: The International Traffic in Prostitution Policy

2. Sex and Citizenship: The Politics of Prostitution in Puerto Rico, 1898-1918

3. Debating Reproduction: Birth Control, Eugenics, and Overpopulation in Puerto Rico, 1920-1940

4. Demon Mothers in the Social Laboratory: Development, Overpopulation, and "the Pill," 1940-1960

5. The Politics of Sterilization, 1937-1974

6. "I like to be in America": Postwar Puerto Rican Migration, the Culture of Poverty, and the Moynihan Report

Epilogue. Ghosts, Cyborgs, and Why Puerto Rico Is the Most Important Place in the World




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Birth control Puerto Rico History, Sterilization (Birth control) Puerto Rico History, Prostitution Puerto Rico History, Prostitution History, Puerto Ricans United States, United States Relations Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico Relations United States