a1 University of Prince Edward Island
(Online publication April 27 2011)
Ian Dowbiggin is Professor of History at the University of Prince Edward Island. He is the author of A Merciful End: The Euthanasia Movement in Modern America (2003) and The Sterilization Movement and Global Fertility in the Twentieth Century (2008). He is currently working on the history of marriage counseling in modern America. email@example.com
The author wishes to thank Bruce Craig, Nikolai Krementsov, Henry Srebrnik, and the two anonymous referees, for their comments on earlier versions of this paper.