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Sexual sterilization of the mentally retarded

James J. Kopp

Sexual sterilization of the mentally retarded

January 1975 through December 1980, 52 citations

by James J. Kopp

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • People with mental disabilities -- United States -- Bibliography.,
  • Sterilization (Birth control) -- United States -- Bibliography.,
  • Human Rights -- Bibliography.,
  • Mental Retardation -- Bibliography.,
  • Sterilization (Birth control) -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by James J. Kopp.
    GenreBibliography.
    SeriesLiterature search -- no. 80-20
    ContributionsNational Library of Medicine (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22416355M

    Abstract. Issues relating to sexuality, marriage, and parenthood of mentally retarded people are discussed in the context of normalization. Negative attitudes towards the manifestation of sexuality by mentally retarded people are considered, along with studies which demonstrate that many such individuals are capable of meaning ful sexual behavior, and meaningful interpersonal relationships Cited by: 7. More about this book. A Training Manual for Direct Care Staff, by Mark Steege and Shannon L. Peck. A manual designed to help direct care staff overcome their discomfort with the sexual behavior of individuals with mental retardation. More about this book.

    The definition of "feeble-minded" was ambiguos. Although the institution was designed for the treatment of mentally retarded patients, often people were comitted to the colony on the basis of deninquency, alcoholism, or sexual over-activity. This was problematic as it created overcrowding in the institution. (Noll, "Care and Control," p. 68).   The Supreme Court Ruling That Led To 70, Forced Sterilizations In the early 20th century, American eugenicists used forced sterilization to .

      I'm going to chart a middle course, here. On the one hand, people who are mildly-to-moderately disabled (i.e. able to perceive the world in a more-or-less "adult" fashion, but with difficulty in higher reasoning and intellectual processing) should. K.G. McWhirter and J. Weijer publish “The Alberta Sterilization Act: A Genetic Critique” in The University of Toronto Law Journal. McWhirter and Weijer called into question the manner in which individuals were labeled as mentally retarded and the label .


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Sexual sterilization of the mentally retarded by James J. Kopp Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Sexual sterilization of the mentally retarded: January through December52 citations. [James J Kopp; National Library of Medicine (U.S.)]. Other decisions have authorized sterilization of the mentally retarded under similar rationales (though no statutory bans on such sterilization were involved, so.

Schindell, Sex education programs and the mentally retarded J. Sch. Health () C.W. Smiley, Sterilization and therapeutic abortion counseling for the mentally retarded Ill.

Med. () G. Turchin, Sexual attitudes of mothers of retarded children J. Sch. Health () Cited by: Canada. Sterilization was common; 12 Alberta and British Columbia enacted legislation for sterilization of the ‘mentally defective’ that remained in place till A landmark was reached in in the case of ‘Eve’, a 24 year old woman with intellectual disability, when an application made by her mother for the authorization of consent for tubal ligation was dismissed on grounds of Cited by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxvii, pages ; 22 cm.

Contents: I.: 1. An awareness of consequences Toward a definition of mental retardation Educating the retarded The competence of the mildly retarded Involuntary sterilization and the law: a review of court cases in the United States Involuntary sterilization and the rights of the.

Compulsory sterilization, also known as forced or coerced sterilization, is a term used for government-mandated programs which bring about sterilization of people. Several countries implemented sterilization programs in the early 20th century. Although such programs have been made illegal in most countries of the world, instances of forced or coerced sterilizations persist.

STERILIZATION OF MENTALLY RETARDED PERSONS: REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS AND FAMILY PRIVACY ELIZABETH S. ScoTr* Sterilization is one of the most frequently chosen forms of contra-ception in the world;1 many persons who do not want to have children select this simple, safe, and effective means of avoiding unwanted by: Sexual Abuse of the Mentally Retarded Patient.

This book is intended as a tool to help you learn from your patients and from your teachers reproductive ability, contraception. A survey of the shocking history of unwanted sterilization and eugenics programs in the United States in the 20th century.

author of the new book and sexual deviance. Many sterilization. Sterilization law is the area of law, within reproductive rights, that gives a person the right to choose or refuse reproductive sterilization and governs when the government may limit this fundamental ization law includes federal and state constitutional law, statutory law, administrative law, and common article primarily focuses on laws concerning compulsory.

Under certain specific circumstances it is morally permissible to sterilize some mildly mentally retarded people without their consent. At the outset of my argument I want to acknowledge that there is a grave difficulty, conceptually and empirically, in identifying which individuals belong to the relevant class of the mentally by: 4.

In the late s, Alberta and British Columbia introduced sexual sterilization legislation. Alberta sterilized over 2, people from until the law was repealed inwith several hundred sterilizations occurring from the s untiloften without the knowledge or consent of people or their parents.

Introduction. The practice of sterilization among the handicapped emerged as a convenient way to avoid unwanted pregnancies. A request for sterilization can develop from concerned parents, professionals, or from the mentally disabled individuals who chose to remain childless.

As human beings, individuals with Down syndrome have the right to emotionally satisfying and culturally appropriate sexual expression. As patients, they have the right to routine reproductive health care provided to the general population. Cognitive and language disabilities may predispose this population to unwanted pregnancy, sexually transmitted disease, and sexual by: To Cut and Control: Institutional Preservation and the Sterilization of Mentally Retarded People in the United States, – Article in Journal of Historical Sociology 6(1) - Current author position of this dilemma”Surgical sterilization is an act of violence against mentally retarded women and a violation • For more than 50 years, sterilization of mentally retarded persons was an accepted practice in many states as a way to reduce the number of persons born with mental defects.

The aversion to “abnormal” or “strange” people coupled with the perceived societal drain caused by immigrants, the deformed, mentally ill, and mentally disabled created an environment conducive to the enactment of a sexual sterilization act. Krimbas, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 4 Switzerland and the Scandinavian Countries.

Along with some of the states of the USA, Switzerland was of the first countries to pass a law for compulsory sterilization, in Even as late as the early s, recidivist rapists were given a choice, either to be castrated and go free, or suffer life.

considered mentally retarded • Housed in separate institutions throughout the world • Not allowed to attend neighborhood schools • Aversion techniques used • Seclusion policies applied • Restraint applied • Abuse prevalent (physical, mental, sexual, financial) • Victimized with inhumane treatments •.

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Against Their Will: North Carolina's Sterilization Program and the campaign for /5(9). "This is a highly readable and well-edited historical anthology, a wide-ranging collection that deals with mental retardation over two centuries. The book deserves perusal by anyone interested in mental retardation.

The plot is powerful, and the questions profound."-New England Journal of Medicine "strongly recommended" - Library Journal "Interesting collection of pieces.".Intellectual disability (ID), also known as general learning disability and mental retardation (MR), is a generalized neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by significantly impaired intellectual and adaptive is defined by an IQ un in addition to deficits in two or more adaptive behaviors that affect everyday, general lty: Psychiatry, pediatrics.James Trent’s book contributes to this developing body of scholarship.

The book opens by offering a few impressions of how early European-Americans viewed mental retardation as a family and local matter, with mentally retarded persons largely integrated into their rural, agrarian : Edward J.

Larson.