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Title Inheriting shame : the story of eugenics and racism in America / Steven Selden ; foreword by Ashley Montagu.
Imprint New York : Teachers College Press, c1999.


 Main Stacks  HQ755.5.U5 S45 1999    AVAILABLE
Description xvii, 177 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Advances in contemporary educational thought series.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-167) and index.
Subject Eugenics -- United States -- History.
Racism -- United States -- History.
Eugenics in textbooks.
Racism in textbooks.
American Eugenics Society -- History.
United States -- Race relations.
Contents Organizing American eugenics: 1903-1921 -- Organizing American eugenics: 1922-1932 -- Popularizing eugenics -- Eugenics and the textbook -- Biological determinism and exceptional students -- Resisting American eugenics -- Human behavior and biological markers: a cautionary tale.