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.

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 ...


Author: Richard Lynn
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780275958220
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Lynn argues that the condemnation of eugenics in the second half of the 20th century went too far and that eugenics needs reassessment.

In The Name Of Eugenics

Author: Daniel J. Kevles
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520057630
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Daniel Kevles traces the study and practice of eugenics--the science of "improving" the human species by exploiting theories of heredity--from its inception in the late nineteenth century to its most recent manifestation within the field of ...

The Hour Of Eugenics

Author: Nancy Leys Stepan
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 1501702254
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Examining for the first time how eugenics was taken up by scientists and social reformers in Latin America, Nancy Leys Stepan compares the eugenics movements in Mexico, Brazil, and Argentina with the more familiar cases of Britain, the ...

The Oxford Handbook Of The History Of Eugenics

Author: Alison Bashford
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199706532
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" This book dispels for uninitiated readers the automatic and apparently exclusive link between eugenics and the Holocaust. It is the first world history of eugenics and an indispensable core text for both teaching and research.

Baltic Eugenics

Author: Björn M. Felder
Publisher: Rodopi
ISBN: 9401209766
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The book compares for the first time the eugenic projects of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania and the related disciplines of racial anthropology and psychiatry, and situates them within the wider European context.

Backdoor To Eugenics

Author: Troy Duster
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135935637
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Completely updated and revised, this work will be welcomed back into print as we struggle to understand the pros and cons of prenatal detection of birth defects; gene therapies; growth hormones; and substitute genetic answers to problems ...

Eugenics And Politics In Britain 1900 1914

Author: G.R Searle
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9789028602366
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Man, Prometheus-like, is at last acquiring the power to control his own genetic future. To carry on the eugenical work pioneered by Galton, a Eugenics Society is in existence at the present day.