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Eugenics is currently defined as the “applied science or the bio-social movement which advocates the use of practices aimed at improving the genetic composition of a population.
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Daniel Kevles on the History of Eugenics, In the Name of Eugenics

from Stay Free!, a magazine focussed on American media and consumer culture

"Imagine yourself in the heart of Kansas, at the annual state fair, in 1928. Past the dunking booth and Ferris wheel, the stands selling corn dogs and cotton candy, farmers from around the state have gathered to show off the year's yields. Amid the horses, cattle, and hogs, a blue-eyed blonde family of four is displayed on an elevated platform. Over their heads is a large banner: fitter families contest....."


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Ngozi Odochi (Godwell) Nwokocha's comment, July 8, 2013 9:02 AM
Long before Adolf Hitler hit his stride, American activists worked to breed a better, whiter race. Historian Daniel Kevles discusses the U.S. eugenics movement, Fitter Families, and efforts to segregate, sterilize, and castrate the "unfit."
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Jay Weatherill to say sorry for forced adoptions

Jay Weatherill to say sorry for forced adoptions | Eugenics | Scoop.it
SOUTH Australia will today become the latest state to formally apologise for forced adoption practices, as the Gillard government continues to debate the process for a national apology.
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