Eugenics, the set of beliefs and practices which aims at improving the genetic
quality of the human population played a significant role in the history and culture
American eugenics refers inter alia to compulsory sterilization laws adopted by
over 30 states that led to more than 60,000 sterilizations of disabled individuals.
California was considered an epicenter of the American eugenics movement. ....
A grant of $317,000 allowed the Institute to construct a major building and take ...
Sep 18, 2014 ... The eugenics movement took root in the United States in the early ... story,
depicted as heroic a doctor that allowed a syphilitic infant to die after ...
Jan 29, 2016 ... Coerced sterilization is a shameful part of America's history, and one doesn't
have to go too far back to find examples of it. Used as a means of ...
Jul 10, 2013 ... Eugenics Are Alive and Well In the United States. Judging by the reaction to a
recent report that 148 women were sterilized illegally in ...
Eugenic Sterilization Laws. Paul Lombardo, University of Virginia. While some
eugenicists privately supported practices such as euthanasia or even genocide, ...
Dec 10, 2010 ... As the eugenics movement gathered strength, the exclusion criteria ....
authoritarian dimension which allowed no place for disabled people.
Apr 27, 2016 ... Andrea DenHoed on Adam Cohen's book “Imbeciles,” which revisits the
Supreme Court that legalized forced sterilization for eugenic purposes.
He even wrote fan letters to leading American eugenicists, telling Madison Grant,
... eugenics created Hitler's evil: Rather, he says, American science allowed ...