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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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free from genetic infirmities', (37) he also began to integrate more environmentalist-friendly traits into his definition of what was eugenically valuable.
as eugenists we think it matters which types of parents have most children, and that the eugenically favoured parents are those who have qualities enabling them to establish united, healthy and happy families.
45) Modelled on former President of the British Medical Association, Lord Horder's, overtly eugenic plans for pre-marital testing, (46) Schalit originally made no attempt to obscure his personal conviction that eugenically motivated social services should be implemented for the betterment of the race and state.
The severely disabled person might well be restricted in her choice of life plan, but the wound to her autonomy would not be the same as the wound potentially suffered by the eugenically programmed person.
Third and finally, allowing a severely disabled child to be born-supposing that we had done all that we reasonably could have done to prevent her condition--seems importantly different from eugenically intervening in an embryo's genetic makeup.
393) In his Presidential address at the Third International Congress of Eugenics in 1932, Davenport contrasted the emotions one might feel at the death of the eugenically worthy aviator to the feelings triggered by the death of the eugenically unworthy.
While Harry Laughlin's vision of a eugenically purified America was never realized, and Wickliffe Draper's program for achieving strict racial separation failed, the Pioneer Fund they created remains.
In this scene, Arvay rages against Jim's privileging of their more eugenically sound children, Angeline and Kenny, reading the problematic white family as symptomatic of larger class and racial structures:
The scene in which Arvay is stuck in the bathroom when one of her eugenically sound children, Kenny, calls to report that he will not be returning home literalizes the excremental metaphor.
All three failed to specify that allowances should be graded and even the latter, which appears to be eugenically sympathetic, could not be supported by Dr C.
Both Rathbone and Stocks also singled out the eugenically fit employees of the teaching profession, churches and civil and municipal services for family allowances (Rathbone, 1924b: 6; Stocks, 1927: 63-4; Macnicol, 1980: 36), but when Hubback did this, her end goal was the eugenically sympathetic system of graded social insurance (Hubback and Green: 35; Blacker to Fisher, 26 May 1933).
But American eugenicists concluded that more drastic measures were required than merely promoting eugenically proper marriages to accomplish the cleansing task the Eugenics Movement had set for itself.