Date of Award

1-1-1980

Document Type

Research Paper

Superseded Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education (Education of Mentally Handicapped)

Colleges & School

Cardinal Stritch College

Degree Granted By

Cardinal Stritch College

First Advisor

Marna E. Boyle

Library of Congress Subject Heading

Eugenics; Mental health laws; Mental retardation;Sterilization (Birth control)

Abstract

An important issue dealing with the mentally handicapped is that of sterilization. Arguments are being presented both pro and con concerning sterilization and guidelines are needed for congruent handling of these cases. In all circumstances care must be taken to ensure that the individual rights, including that of procreation, are not being violated.

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