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Twelve Galton lectures

Author: Steve Jones; Milo Keynes; Galton Institute (London, England)
Publisher: London : Galton Institute, 2007.
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Named Person: Francis Galton; Francis Galton, Sir
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Jones; Milo Keynes; Galton Institute (London, England)
ISBN: 9780954657017 0954657012
OCLC Number: 225062629
Notes: "These lectures, which were delivered between 1914 and 1982, have been selected to commemorate the Centenary of The Galton Institute in 2007."
Description: xv, 348 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Contents: Frances Galton, 1822-1911--
Some reflections on eugenincs and religion --
My Outlook on genetics --
Some economic consequences of a declining population --
Eugenic Aspects of children's allowances --
Social selection inthe welfare state --
the meaning and assessment of intelligence --
Eugenics in evolutionary perspective --
Economic policy and the threat of doom --
Sexuality in old age --
sexuality in the post-Kinsey era --
The current clinical and ethical situation of human conception in vitro.
Responsibility: edited by Steve Jones and Milo Keynes.

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