Limit search to items available for checkout
Title A century of eugenics in America [electronic resource] : from the Indiana experiment to the human genome era / edited by Paul A. Lombardo.
Imprint Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, c2011. (Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2014)


 Internet  Electronic Book    AVAILABLE
Description 1 online resource (xi, 251 p. )
Series Bioethics and the humanities.
Bioethics and the humanities.
UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Description based on print version record.
Subject Sterilization, Involuntary -- legislation & jurisprudence -- United States.
Sterilization, Involuntary -- history -- United States.
History, 21st Century -- United States.
History, 20th Century -- United States.
Eugenics -- legislation & jurisprudence -- United States.
Eugenics -- history -- United States.
Eugenics -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Human Genome Project.
Contents The hoosier connection : compulsory sterilization as moral hygiene / Elof Axel Carlson -- The Indiana way of eugenics : sterilization laws, 1907-74 / Jason S. Lantzer -- From better babies to the bunglers : eugenics on tobacco road / Paul A. Lombardo -- "Quality, not mere quantity, counts" : black eugenics and the NAACP baby contests / Gregory Michael Dorr and Angela Logan -- From legislation to lived experience : eugenic sterilization in California and Indiana, 1907-79 / Alexandra Minna Stern -- Eugenics and social welfare in new deal Minnesota / Molly Ladd-Taylor -- Reassessing eugenic sterilization : the case of North Carolina / Johanna Schoen -- Protection or control? Women's health, sterilization abuse, and Relf v. Weinberger / Gregory Michael Dorr -- Are we entering a "perfect storm" for a resurgence of eugenics? Science, medicine, and their social context / Linda L. McCabe and Edward R. B. McCabe -- Modern eugenics and the law / Maxwell J. Mehlman.
Other Author Lombardo, Paul A.
Project Muse.