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eu·gen·ic

(yū-jen'ik),
Relating to eugenics.

eu·gen·ic

(yū-jen'ik)
Relating to eugenics.
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It had become a well-established fact among America's eugenists of the 1930s that typically healthy and relatively intelligent school and university students were the favoured recipients of the eugenically advantageous promotion of the nuclear family.
Their recommendation is a 'more eugenically minded--and, hence, restrictive--U.
This pro-eugenics trope is magnified by the film's dramatic climax, which implausibly suggests that but for the Spartans' betrayal by Ephialtes--a physically disabled Spartan hidden from the authorities as a child--the 300 eugenically selected soldiers would have outlasted Xerxes's minions.
Moreover, it was a sexual fantasy, born of anxiety about shifting gender roles, that could be rationalized eugenically.
The immigrants, most of whom do not speak English, are needless to saytreated like inferior beings and subjected to a battery of tests, from the (filmically)conventional medical exams for a host of diseases to the (filmically)unconventional emphasis on psychological and mental tests that are intended to determine eugenically the suitability of a candidate for entry into the United States.
56) Since people's experience of self is always relative to their embodiment (that is, bodies and identities are mutually inhering), knowing that an aspect of one's body has been eugenically fixed by one's parents changes the relationship a person has to their body.
By the 1940s, this eugenically correct law had blocked the escape to the United States of many people who subsequently died in actions carried out according to the more activist laws of the Third Reich.
Sex offenders against children were regularly castrated to the cheers of the German public, and the eugenically "unfit" were sterilized.
I also claim that, when we begin to think about how a eugenically programmed person might be affected by the knowledge of having been so, we do not know our way about.
Both courts acknowledge the "wrongness" of eugenically or socially motivated sterilization.
Such eugenically designed creatures literally owe their existence to the regime's dark powers.
All this is to say is that, as an empirical matter, it is not necessary to rely on either self-reporting or on eugenically distasteful sanguinity standards in order to have a valid measure of race.