Author: Adam Cohen
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101980834
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Longlisted for the 2016 National Book Award for Nonfiction One of America’s great miscarriages of justice, the Supreme Court’s infamous 1927 Buck v.

Three Generations No Imbeciles

Author: Paul A. Lombardo
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 0801890101
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As Lombardo conclusively demonstrates, those who sought to have Buck sterilized did not let the facts get in the way of the story the law required them to tell."— Commonweal "Heart-breaking and riveting.


Author: Philippa Levine
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199385904
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Social Movements, Abortion and Eugenics in Modern Japan (Leiden: Universiteit
Leiden, 2005). On the legal cases that secured the legality of sterilization, see
Paul A. Lombardo, Three Generations, No Imbeciles: Eugenics, the Supreme
Court, and Buck v. Bell (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008),
Adam Cohen, Imbeciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the
Sterilization of Carrie Buck (New York: Penguin Press, 2016); and Victoria F.
Nourse, ...

The Perfect Store

Author: Adam Cohen
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 031605464X
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He never guessed his old-computer-parts and Beanie Baby exchange would revolutionize the world of commerce. Now, Adam Cohen, the only journalist ever to get full access to the company, tells the remarkable story of eBay's rise.

American Pharaoh

Author: Adam Cohen
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0759524270
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This is a biography of mayor Richard J. Daley. It is the story of his rise from the working-class Irish neighbourhood of his childhood to his role as one of the most important figures in 20th century American politics.

Hideous Progeny

Author: Angela M. Smith
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231527853
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CONCLUSION 1 For the full history of Buck's case, see, for example, Smith and
Nelson, The Sterilization of Carrie Buck; and Paul A. Lombardo, Three
Generations, No Imbeciles. 2 Kevles, In the Name of Eugenics, 110. 3 United
States Supreme Court, “Buck v. Bell Superintendent” (1927), in Bajema, ed.,
Eugenics, 157, 158, 161,161,163, 158. 4 Frank McConnell, The Science Fiction
of H. G. Wells, 104. 5 Rhode, quoted in Tom Johnson, Censored Screams, 69–71
. 6 NOTES 289.

Supreme Court For Dummies

Author: Lisa Paddock
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118068656
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After the birth of Carrie's daughter (who was apparently also mentally impaired),
Priddy recommended she be sterilized because she was both feebleminded and
a “moral delinquent.” He made hers a test case, telling the trial court that the
whole Buck family was part of a “shiftless, ignorant, and worthless class of anti-
social whites” that inhabited the South. When Carrie Buck's case reached the
U.S. Supreme Court, the Court accepted the eugenics arguments used against
her. Writing ...

Psychosocial Aspects Of Disability

Author: Noreen M. Glover-Graf, RhD, CRC
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 082610603X
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The state of Missouri, for example, even sterilized chicken thieves. Even though
the sterilization laws in the United States peaked in the 1920s, the practice
continued into the 1950s and remained on the law books of 17 states until the
1980s. It is estimated that over 60,000 disabled and so-called unworthy able-
bodied Americans had been forcibly sterilized by 1958 (Gallagher, 1995). The
infamous 1927 Supreme Court decision re: Buck v. Bell permitted the sterilization
of Carrie Buck ...

Roe V Wade

Author: N. E. H. Hull
Publisher: Univ Pr of Kansas
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Bell (1927), the majority of the United States Supreme Court allowed Virginia
authorities, following an act passed in the state to sterilize imbeciles, to operate
on Carrie Buck, a supposedly mentally ill woman who had mentally ill parents
and had produced a mentally deficient child. In fact, the ... Justice Oliver Wendell
Holmes Jr.'s caustic remark that three generations of imbeciles are enough,
though factually incorrect, was widely cheered in the American eugenics
movement. Without ...

Better For All The World

Author: Harry Bruinius
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307424960
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Bruinius tells the stories of Emma and Carrie Buck, two women trapped in poverty who became the test case in the 1927 supreme court decision allowing forced sterilization for those deemed unfit to procreate.