Backdoor to Eugenics

by Troy Duster

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Backdoor to Eugenics. (New York: Routledge, ) pp., $ paper. During the first decades of this century, the theory of eugenics, which applied social Darwinism to human beings, was an influential movement. Its major contention was that Northern Europeans were genetically supe­Author: Steven J. Gold. Eugenics is intended to improve the quality of humans genetically to form the “fittest” race in order to create the strongest society known to mankind yet. In his book, Backdoor to Eugenics, Troy Duster uses many examples to show the role of Eugenics in the history of the United States. One of the fears aroused by the human-genome project is that the human applications of modern genetic technology may bring about a resurgence of eugenics. There is concern that even the best intent. Backdoor to Eugenics Troy Duster. Buy This Book (opens new window to Cody's Books) This book details the social and political implications of the new genetic technologies. It also discusses the ethical struggles involved with the detection of birth defects, gene therapies, growth hormones, and more.

  Author of “Backdoor to Eugenics” and a contributor to “Whitewashing Race: The Myth of a Color-Blind Society,” Duster was asked by the N.Y. Times why he was opposed to genetic research Author: Louis Proyect. Cite this article as: Holtzman, N. J Public Health Pol () First Online 01 June ; DOI Author: Neil A Holtzman.   In , the U.S. Supreme Court decided, by a vote of 8 to 1, to uphold a state's right to forcibly sterilize a person considered unfit to procreate. The case, known as Buck v. Bell, centered on a. Backdoor to Eugenics [WHOLE BOOK ONLINE] Troy Duster, Routledge, Considered a classic in the field, Troy Duster's Backdoor to Eugenics was a groundbreaking book that grappled with the social and political implications of the new genetic technologies.

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Considered a classic in the field, Troy Duster's Backdoor to Eugenics was a groundbreaking book that grappled with the social and political implications of the new genetic technologies.

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Considered a classic in the field, Troy Duster's Backdoor to Eugenics was a groundbreaking book that grappled with the social and political implications of the new genetic technologies. Completely updated and revised, this work will be welcomed back into print as we struggle to understand the pros a.

Considered a classic in the field, Troy Duster's Backdoor to Eugenics was a groundbreaking book that grappled with the social and political implications of the new genetic technologies.

Completely updated and revised, this work will be welcomed back into print as we struggle to understand the pros and cons of prenatal detection of birth defects; gene therapies; growth Brand: Taylor And Francis. This is the essential thesis of Troy Duster's impassioned and disturbing book, Backdoor to Eugenics.

Duster argues that considering human disease and human nature from a genetic perspective is in. According to eugenics advocate Richard Lynn, the criticism of eugenics that "it inevitably leads to measures that are unethical" is a slippery slope argument.

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Books shelved as eugenics: Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane, War Against the Weak: Eugenics and America's Campaign to Create a Master Race by Edwin Black. Considered a classic in the field, Troy Duster's Backdoor to Eugenics was a groundbreaking book that grappled with the social and political implications of the new genetic technologies.

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Considered a classic in the field, Troy Duster's Backdoor to Eugenics was a groundbreaking book that grappled with the social and political implications of the new genetic technologies. Backdoor to Eugenics eBook by Troy Duster - -- The genetic screening of "target" populations -- Dilemmas of a "general" genetic disorder control policy -- Neutrality and ideology in genetic disorder control -- The increasing appropriation of genetic explanations -- Eugenics by the back door -- Human genetics, evolutionary theory, and social stratification -- Afterword: The new and.

Considered a classic in the field, Troy Duster's Backdoor to Eugenics was a groundbreaking book that grappled with the social and political implications of the new genetic technologies. Completely updated and revised, this work will be welcomed back into print as we struggle to understand the pros and cons of prenatal detection of birth defects; gene therapies; growth hormones; and substitute Brand: Taylor And Francis.

Eugenics is the practice or advocacy of improving the human species by selectively mating people with specific desirable hereditary traits. It aims to reduce. Backdoor to eugenics by Troy Duster. Publication date Topics Eugenics, Human chromosome abnormalities -- Diagnosis -- Social aspects, Genetic disorders -- Social aspects, Eugenics -- United States Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

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2d ed. New York: Routledge, DOI: / E-mail Citation» Originally published in This book is a classic study of the eugenics movement that reveals its racial and racist underpinnings.