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The Oxford Handbook of the History of Eugenics (Oxford Handbooks in History…



The [Oxford] Handbook of the History of Eugenics Eugenic thought and practice swept the world from the late nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century in a remarkable transnational phenomenon that informed social and scientific policy across the political spectrum, from liberal welfare measures in emerging social-democratic states, to feminist ambitions for birth control, to public health campaigns, to totalitarian dreams of the “perfectibility of … Full description

The Oxford Handbook Of The History Of Eugenics

Pub Date : 2010-08-03 | Author : Alison Bashford | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 0199706530
ISBN 13 : 9780199706532

Eugenic thought and practice swept the world from the late nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century in a remarkable transnational phenomenon. Eugenics informed social and scientific..

Pisa Under Examination

Pub Date : 2012-03-24 | Author : Miguel A. Pereyra | Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN 10 : 9789460917400
ISBN 13 : 9460917402

From the 23rd to 26th of November 2009 in La Palma island, in the Canaries, the Comparative Education Society in Europe (CESE) organized an international symposium entitled PISA un..

Gender And Language In Sub Saharan Africa

Pub Date : 2013-03-27 | Author : Lilian Lem Atanga | Publisher : John Benjamins Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9789027272300
ISBN 13 : 9027272301

Gender and Language in Sub-Saharan Africa: Tradition, Struggle and Change is the first book to bring together the topics of language and gender, African languages, and gender in Af..

The British Empire

Pub Date : 2013-11-04 | Author : Philippa Levine | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781317860877
ISBN 13 : 131786087X

This is a broad survey of the history of the British Empire from its beginnings to its demise. It offers a comprehensive analysis not just of political events and territorial conqu..

Imperial Hygiene

Pub Date : 2003-11-11 | Author : A. Bashford | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9780230508187
ISBN 13 : 0230508189

This is a cultural history of borders, hygiene and race. It is about foreign bodies, from Victorian Vaccines to the pathologized interwar immigrant, from smallpox quarantine to the..

Telling Genes

Pub Date : 2012-08-31 | Author : Alexandra Minna Stern | Publisher : JHU Press

ISBN 10 : 9781421407487
ISBN 13 : 1421407485

For sixty years genetic counselors have served as the messengers of important information about the risks, realities, and perceptions of genetic conditions. More than 2,500 certifi..

Conspiracy Girl

Pub Date : 2015-02-12 | Author : Sarah Alderson | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781471121975
ISBN 13 : 1471121976

'High on emotion, action, romance and danger, Conspiracy Girlgrips like a vice... and steals your heart!' Lancashire Evening Post 'I was honestly hooked the moment I started readin..

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