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Title Building a better race : gender, sexuality, and eugenics from the turn of the century to the baby boom / Wendy Kline.
Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, c2001.


 Main Stacks  HQ755.5.U5 K55 2001    AVAILABLE
Description xv, 218 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-207) and index.
Subject Eugenics -- United States -- History.
United States -- Moral conditions.
Contents List of illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Motherhood, morality, and the moron : the emergence of eugenics in America -- From segregation to sterilization : Changing approaches to the problem of female sexuality -- Sterilization without unsexing : eugenics and the politics of reproduction -- New Deal for the child : Ann Cooper Hewitt and sterilization in the 1930s -- Marriage is not complete without children : positive eugenics, 1930-1960 -- Epilogue : Building a better family.