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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Eugenics.,
  • Hygiene.,
  • Social history.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby C. W. Saleeby.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ751 .S17 1921
The Physical Object
Pagination239 p. ;
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24198045M
OCLC/WorldCa5461774

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Saleeby, Caleb Williams, Eugenic prospect. New York, Dodd, Mead, (OCoLC) Document Type. An examination of eugenic thinking past and present, from forced sterilization to prenatal screening, drawing on experience with those who survived eugenics. Part science and part social movement, eugenics emerged in the late nineteenth century as a tool for human improvement. In response to perceived threats of criminality, moral degeneration, feeble-mindedness, and “the rising tide of.   The Eugenic Prospect: National and Racial. T. Fisher Unwin, Ltd., 12s. 0d. Pp. In “The Eugenic Prospect; national and racial,” Dr. Saleeby has continued the discussion of eugienic matters, which he began in “The Whole Armour of . Additional Physical Format: Print version: Saleeby, C. W. (Caleb Williams), Eugenic prospect. London: T.F. Unwin, (OCoLC)

Register today and access any 7 articles on the Prospect website FREE in the next 30 days. PLUS you’ll find out about the big ideas that will shape our world with Prospect’s newsletter and receive our Top Thinkers e-book free. Eugenic policies were first implemented in the early s in the United States. It also took root in France, Germany, and Great Britain. Later, in the s and s, the eugenic policy of sterilizing certain mental patients was implemented in other countries including Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Japan and . Books shelved as eugenics: Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane, War Against the Weak: Eugenics and America's Campaign to Create a Master Race by Edwin Black. eugenics (yōōjĕn´Ĭks), study of human genetics and of methods to improve the inherited characteristics, physical and mental, of the human race. Efforts to improve the human race through bettering housing facilities and other environmental conditions are known as euthenics. Sir Francis Galton, who introduced the term eugenics, is usually regarded as the founder of the modern science of.

  Alexandra Minna Stern's Eugenic nation: faults and frontiers of better breeding in modern America takes on a number of important and previously neglected tasks: the description and analysis of American eugenics away from the Eastern seaboard (principally in California); during and after the Nazi era; and beyond those movements and debates that were self-consciously “eugenic”.Author: Roberta Bivins. This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation.   In this book, Rob Wilson examines eugenic thought and practice-from forced sterilization to prenatal screening-drawing on his experience working with eugenics survivors. Using the social sciences' standpoint theory as a framework to understand the intersection of eugenics, disability, social inclusiveness, and human variation, Wilson focuses on 5/5(1). EUGENICS. term eugenics, from the Greek meaning "good birth," was coined by British scientist Francis Galton ( – ). As Galton defined it in Essays in Eugenics (), eugenics is "the study of agencies under social control which may improve or impair the racial qualities of future generations" (p. 81). Eugenics seeks to improve the human gene pool by encouraging.