Eugenics Movement


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A controversial movement and social initiative that sought ‘better’ breeding with the lofty goal of improving the species
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33) The devastations of Germany's defeat in World War I caused a decade of "internal disarray and external humiliation," which allowed the German eugenics movement to evolve from moderate to increasingly polarized and radicalized.
The German eugenics movement existed long before the Nazis took power, and Nazi eugenicists were inspired by American developments, which stirred them in their own quest for "racial hygiene".
As a stronghold of anarchist eugenic thought, Barcelona represented the place where the anarchist eugenics movement had evolved from negative eugenics based on heredity to a supposedly positive eugenics defined by maternalism.
At any rate, the most pertinent fact here, the one that most convincingly implies Ada Weckel's own evolutionary and progressive bias, is that at least four of these six men--Jordan, Davenport, Galton, and Pearson--are strongly identified with the eugenics movement in the late 19th and early 20th century.
The Romanian eugenics movement and the advocates of social engineering were bureaucracy-based and were able to gain traction with proposals for "solving" what had come to be seen as a vexing national problem, despite the oddity of a Romanian racism without an actual Romanian race.
The final chapter on eugenics concerns the Holocaust, which, Zubrin argues, discredited the eugenics movement in the public mind.
The opera, which has already been supported by a CUNY fellowship leave and a PSC-CUNY Award, deals with America's tragic experience with the eugenics movement in the early 20th century.
Invented in 1833, by the English scientist, Francis Gallon, the mission of the eugenics movement was to create an "Aryan master race" which would rule over "savage" African and other non-white races.
With roots in the 19th century, the eugenics movement emerged as a major social force in the United States following the 1900 rediscovery of Mendel's laws of inheritance.
was the leader in the eugenics movement, and many Germans felt that they needed to catch up with the U.
The core premise of the eugenics movement was that "feeblemindedness" and other psychiatric disorders had a genetic basis.
The film detailed her life, the eugenics movement and the Alberta Sexual Sterilization Act.