The Resource A century of eugenics in America : from the Indiana experiment to the human genome era, edited by Paul A. Lombardo, (electronic resource/)

A century of eugenics in America : from the Indiana experiment to the human genome era, edited by Paul A. Lombardo, (electronic resource/)

Label
A century of eugenics in America : from the Indiana experiment to the human genome era
Title
A century of eugenics in America
Title remainder
from the Indiana experiment to the human genome era
Statement of responsibility
edited by Paul A. Lombardo
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1907, Indiana passed the worlds first involuntary sterilization law based on the theory of eugenics. In time, more than 30 states and a dozen foreign countries followed suit. Although the Indiana statute was later declared unconstitutional, other laws restricting immigration and regulating marriage on eugenic grounds were still in effect in the U.S. as late as the 1970s. A Century of Eugenics in America assesses the history of eugenics in the United States and its status in the age of the Human Geno
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Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
363.9/2
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ755.5.U5
LC item number
C46 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
HQ 755.5.U5
NLM item number
C397 2010
Series statement
Bioethics and the humanities
Label
A century of eugenics in America : from the Indiana experiment to the human genome era, edited by Paul A. Lombardo, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=354684
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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? Womens 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
Control code
ocn703156879
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Label
A century of eugenics in America : from the Indiana experiment to the human genome era, edited by Paul A. Lombardo, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=354684
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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? Womens 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
Control code
ocn703156879
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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