By Harry Bruinius

ISBN-10: 0375713050

ISBN-13: 9780375713057

A well timed and gripping heritage of the debatable eugenics move in America–and the scientists, social reformers and progressives who supported it.In Better for all of the World, Harry Bruinius charts the little identified historical past of eugenics in America–a circulate that all started within the early 20th century and led to the pressured sterilization of greater than 65,000 humans. Bruinius tells the tales of Emma and Carrie greenback, girls trapped in poverty who grew to become the try out case within the 1927 perfect court docket choice permitting compelled sterilization for these deemed not worthy to procreate. From the reformers who grew to become neighborhood charities into government-run welfare structures selling social and ethical purity, to the impact the yankee regulations had on Nazi Germany’s improvement of “racial hygiene,” Bruinius masterfully exposes the avid gamers and laws at the back of considered one of America’s darkest secrets and techniques.

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A. A. at Yale University. He is the recipient of numerous grants and awards including four National Science Foundation grants, an Abe Fellowship, and a Japan Foundation Fellowship.

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