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Eugenic nation : faults and frontiers of better breeding in modern America

Author: Alexandra Stern
Publisher: Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2016]
Series: American crossroads, 17.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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"With an emphasis on the American West, Eugenic Nation explores the long and unsettled history of eugenics in the United States. This expanded second edition includes shocking details that demonstrate that the story is far from over. Alexandra Minna Stern explores the unauthorized sterilization of female inmates in California state prisons and ongoing reparations for North Carolina victims of sterilization, as well  Read more...
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Stern, Alexandra.
Eugenic nation.
(DLC) 2015018767
(OCoLC)914296327
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alexandra Stern
ISBN: 9780520960657 0520960653 9780520244443 0520244443
OCLC Number: 928891010
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 402 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Race betterment and tropical medicine in imperial San Francisco --
Quarantine and eugenic gatekeeping on the U.S.-Mexican border --
Instituting eugenics in California --
"I like to keep my body whole" : reconsidering eugenic sterilization in California --
California's eugenic landscapes --
Centering eugenics on the family --
Contesting hereditarianism : reassessing the 1960s.
Series Title: American crossroads, 17.
Responsibility: Alexandra Minna Stern.

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Explores the long and unsettled history of eugenics in the United States. This book includes shocking details demonstrating that eugenics continues to inform institutional and reproductive injustice.  Read more...

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