Encyclopedia of Infanticide
|Author: ||Bechtold, Brigitte|
This book includes 166 articles discussing specific issues related to infanticide.
Each is cross-referenced with related articles. The volume also contains an extensive
Table of Contents
Exploring the Context of Infanticide
List of Contributors
Alphabetical and Thematic Groupings of Authored Entries
Entries and Cross-Listed Terms
Sample Entries by Theme
Cox, Susanna; Foucault,
Michel; Garner, Margaret; Goebbels, Magda; Hugo,
Victor; Waters, Margaret. . .
Aboriginal, Africa—East, Australia, British colonialism—
Punjab, Caribbean, mal de
mâchoire, Pacific islands,
public executions . . .
Countries and Regions
Africa—East, Africa—West, Arabia, Archaeology—Mesopotamia, Australia, Ba-varia, Belgium, Caribbean, China, China—agrarian economy, China—Fujian Province, UK, United States. . .
baby farming, bride price, burial clubs, cults, cannibalism, dead baby jokes, lullabies. . .
hydrostatic lung test, mal de
examiners . . .
Antiquity, British colonialism—Punjab, Dutch literary fiction post WWII, Europe Middle Ages. . .
Adaptation, animals, cannibalism, contraception, Darwinism,
eugenics, matriarchy, siblicide, twinship. . . .
Aboriginal, Africa—East, North America, Inuit, nomadism,
Pacific islands, South America—colonial times to the present, spirit child, twinship . . .
Burial clubs, convents, foundling wheel, infant depositories, safe haven laws, tour
d’abandon . . .
Abortion, Apartheid, British colonialism—Punjab, burial acts—Victorian England, Canadian infanticide law, Concealment of Birth of Bastards Act
Literature and Mythologies
Amazons, antiquity; Cronus, death lullabies, Dutch literary fiction post WWII . . .
Birth defects, denial, eugenics, euthanasia, male supremacist syndrome, preterm birth,
puerperal fever, postpartum
depression, spirit child, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)...
Abandonment, birth order, bride price, Concealment of Pregnancy Act (Scotland), Modest Proposal, Napoleonic law, news media, paternal recognition, personhood, prostitution, rape . . .
Hebrew Bible/ Old
Testament, mythology, infant depositories, Jewish infanticide, Mesoamericans . . .
Abandonment, abortion, baby farming, birth order, bride price, burial acts—Victorian England, burial clubs, dowry—India, feral children, Hambleden; Hugo, Victor; illegitimacy, indenture—Indians, industrialization, infant depositories, poor laws, prostitution, rape, Safe haven laws—United States, servants, suicide, tour d’abandon, Villermé, wet nursing, World Health Organization (WHO). . .
War and Other Forms of
Amazons, gendercide, genocide, holocaust, Holy Innocents,
Jewish infanticide; Garner,
slavery—antebellum South . . .