Title

Eugenics

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

2000

Subject: LCSH

Eugenics

Disciplines

Business Administration, Management, and Operations

Abstract

Eugenics is a complex concept with a diverse set of meanings and uses and a rich (if nefarious) history. Glenn McGee reviews the history of eugenics in the U.S., Germany, Great Britain and other countries. The article covers the influence of eugenics on views of immigration, compulsory sterilization, reproductive autonomy and fertility treatments.

Comments

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Publisher Citation

McGee, G., Magnus, D.: Eugenics. Murray, T. H., & Mehlman, M. J. (2000). Encyclopedia of ethical, legal, and policy issues in biotechnology. New York: John Wiley & Sons. ISBN: 978-0471176121