A Century Of Eugenics In America

Author: Paul A. Lombardo
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253222699
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The essays explore the early support of compulsory sterilization by doctors and legislators; the implementation of eugenic schemes in Indiana, Georgia, California, Minnesota, North Carolina, and Alabama; the legal and social challenges to ...

Building A Better Race

Author: Wendy Kline
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520246748
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The book is full of surprising connections and stories, and provides crucial new perspectives illuminating the history of eugenics, gender and normative twentieth-century sexuality."—Gail Bederman, author of Manliness and Civilization: A ...

American Eugenics

Author: Nancy Ordover
Publisher: U of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 9780816635580
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American Eugenics demonstrates how biological theories of race, gender, and sexuality are crucially linked through a concern with regulating the "unfit.

Mendel S Theatre

Author: T. Wolff
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230621279
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Mendel's Theatre offers a new way of thinking about early twentieth-century American drama by uncovering the rich convergence of heredity theory, the American eugenics movement, and innovative modern drama from the 1890s to 1930.

War Against The Weak

Author: Edwin Black
ISBN: 9780914153290
Size: 62.67 MB
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" Some 60,000 Americans were sterilized under laws in 27 states. This expanded edition includes two new essays on state genocide.

Preaching Eugenics

Author: Christine Rosen
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198035640
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The story of how religious leaders confronted one of the era's newest "sciences," eugenics, sheds important new light on a time much like our own, when religion and science are engaged in critical and sometimes bitter dialogue.

The Nazi Hydra In America

Author: Glen Yeadon
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 0930852435
Size: 68.81 MB
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A more sinister aspect rose alongside racism in the early part of the 20th century
eugenics. Eugenics as applied in the 1920s can be defined as the creation of
the prefect Aryan race and the elimination of all inferior individuals and races. It is
so intertwined with racism in America that it is impossible to separate them. IQ
tests were developed as an offshoot of the eugenics movement, as was Planned
Parenthood. Moreover, eugenic laws passed in the United States served as the ...

Keeping America Sane

Author: Ian Robert Dowbiggin
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801483981
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Using archival sources, Ian Robert Dowbiggin documents the involvement of both American and Canadian psychiatrists in the eugenics movement of the early twentieth century.

Sterilized By The State

Author: Randall Hansen
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 110703292X
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This book shows how eugenic sterilization policies were maintained after the 1940s in the United States and Canada despite the discrediting of such theories by comparable Nazi Germany policies.