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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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Illiberal Reformers: Race, Eugenics, and American Economics in the Progressive Era
But tethering definitions of eugenics too closely to the state can obfuscate the extent to which presumptions of fitness and unfitness can insinuate themselves into broader social value systems.
Then for good measure, in aid of a eugenic program, the Progressives "assaulted political and civil liberties, too.
26) Laughlin's persuasive eugenic arguments were instrumental in the passage of the Immigration Restriction Act of 1924, which "virtually closed the door to immigrants who were not Protestants from Northern Europe.
Eugenicists often appeared to have the upper hand in working with the state to design eugenic laws, while Catholics, in Leon's account, resented what appeared to be an encroaching state that increasingly intervened in American lives, whether on points of secular marriages, welfare, or moral guidance regarding family life.
At the First International Eugenics Congress in 1912, a Carnegie Institute-supported paper, "Preliminary Report of the Committee of the Eugenic Section of the American Breeder's Association to Study and to Report on the Best Practical Means for Cutting Off the Defective Germ-Plasm in the Human Population" ("Breeder's Report"), analyzed the problem of the "unfit" and emphasized the pressing need to find solutions.
14) Besant provided the necessary eugenic rhetoric that would underpin future campaigns for birth control, notably those of Margaret Sanger.
Spain, in fact, was one of the 30 countries in which eugenic policy prospered, especially during the 1920s and 1930s when the following publications appeared: Amor, conveniencia y eugenesia (1929) by Gregorio Maranon, Moral, eugenesia y derecho (1930) by Joaquin Noguera, Un siglo de civilizacion bajo la influencia eugenesica and Pedagogia y eugenesia, cultivo de la especie humana (1932) by Enrique Madrazo, Eugenesia y matrimonio (1932) by Francisco de Haro, and Eugenesia de la hispanidad y regeneracion de la raza (1937) by Vallejo Nagera (Cleminson 2000 84-88 and Alvarez Pelaez 203).
It is a pivotal chapter in the book, which carefully disentangles eugenic programmes from genocidal practices, before again enfolding the languages of each back into the other.
Physical anthropology, race and eugenics in Greece (1880s-1970s).
Nation of Islam adopted not only the fundamental premises of racial sciences but also the scientific/medical and juridico-biopolitical methods of white eugenic programs, including surveillance, reproductive control through forced sterilization and abortion, institutionalization and incarceration, genetic manipulations, the enforcement of anti-miscegenation laws that prohibited and criminalized miscegenation, and racialized anti-immigration policies (Stern 2005, Stubblefield 2007, Wray 2006).
She presents a landscape of competing forms of knowledge about sexuality that include sexology and eugenics, Roman Catholic doctrine, clinical and reform-oriented discourses, and emotionally charged testimonies.