Images and Representations of the Puerto Rican Press: Birth Control, Sterilization and Contraceptives in El Mundo, El Imparcial and Claridad (1943-1974)

09 Aug 2017

Within the period of industrialization and modernization of Puerto Rico (1940-1970) occurred many elements that contributed to a change of ideas about reproduction and the clinic as a disciplinary device. In this article we will study the debates sterilization and contraception experimentations were represented in the rotating El Mundo, El Imparcial and Claridad. Through these discussions we can see how the Puerto Rican reproduction serves as the basis to critically analyze sectors and arguments that were part of the same. Under the study of these rotary we can see the changes between debates and how the woman was subjected or not, population control policies presented.