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The unfit : a history of a bad idea, Elof Axel Carlson

Label
The unfit : a history of a bad idea
Title
The unfit
Title remainder
a history of a bad idea
Statement of responsibility
Elof Axel Carlson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carlson, Elof Axel
Dewey number
363.9/2/09
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ751
LC item number
.C27 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Eugenics
  • Eugenics
Label
The unfit : a history of a bad idea, Elof Axel Carlson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 409-426) and index
Contents
Ch. 1. Who are the unfit? -- Ch. 2. The unfit in Biblical times -- Ch. 3. Self-pollution and declining health -- Ch. 4. Degeneracy theory: identifying the innately depraved and the victims of vicious upbringing -- Ch. 5. Dangerous classes and social degeneracy -- Ch. 6. Poor laws and the descent to degeneracy -- Ch. 7. The perfectibility of man confronts vice and misery -- Ch. 8. Evolutionary ethics before Darwin -- Ch. 9. Hereditary units and the pessimism of the germ plasm -- Ch. 10. The Jukes and the tribe of Ishmael -- Ch. 11. A minor prophet of democracy -- Ch. 12. Isolating the unfit through compulsory sterilization -- Ch. 13. The emergence of two wings of the eugenics movement -- Ch. 14. Europe's undesirables replace the domestic unfit -- Ch. 15. Eugenics becomes an international movement -- Ch. 16. Racism and human inequality -- Ch. 17. Jews as people, race, culture, religion, and victims -- Ch. 18. The smoke of Auschwitz -- Ch. 19. The abandonment of eugenics by genetics -- Ch. 20. The future of eugenics -- Ch. 21. Dealing with life's imperfections
Control code
000145482
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 451 p.
Isbn
9780879695873
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2001032347
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 145482
  • 147996
  • (OCoLC)ocm46959597
Label
The unfit : a history of a bad idea, Elof Axel Carlson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 409-426) and index
Contents
Ch. 1. Who are the unfit? -- Ch. 2. The unfit in Biblical times -- Ch. 3. Self-pollution and declining health -- Ch. 4. Degeneracy theory: identifying the innately depraved and the victims of vicious upbringing -- Ch. 5. Dangerous classes and social degeneracy -- Ch. 6. Poor laws and the descent to degeneracy -- Ch. 7. The perfectibility of man confronts vice and misery -- Ch. 8. Evolutionary ethics before Darwin -- Ch. 9. Hereditary units and the pessimism of the germ plasm -- Ch. 10. The Jukes and the tribe of Ishmael -- Ch. 11. A minor prophet of democracy -- Ch. 12. Isolating the unfit through compulsory sterilization -- Ch. 13. The emergence of two wings of the eugenics movement -- Ch. 14. Europe's undesirables replace the domestic unfit -- Ch. 15. Eugenics becomes an international movement -- Ch. 16. Racism and human inequality -- Ch. 17. Jews as people, race, culture, religion, and victims -- Ch. 18. The smoke of Auschwitz -- Ch. 19. The abandonment of eugenics by genetics -- Ch. 20. The future of eugenics -- Ch. 21. Dealing with life's imperfections
Control code
000145482
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 451 p.
Isbn
9780879695873
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2001032347
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 145482
  • 147996
  • (OCoLC)ocm46959597

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