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Backdoor to eugenics / Troy Duster.

  • Duster, Troy
Date
2003
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

New York : Routledge, 2003.

Physical description

xvi, 240 pages ; 24 cm

Contributors

Edition

2nd ed.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 212-233) and index.

Contents

Inherited genetic disorders and inherited social orders -- The prism of heritability and the sociology of knowledge: what questions? Whose questions? -- 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 emerging relationship between behavioral and molecular genetics

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    Medical Collection
    QZ50 2003D97d
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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 0415948053
  • 9780415948050
  • 0415946743
  • 9780415946742