Paul A. Lombardo: A Century of Eugenics in America: From the Indiana Experiment to the Human Genome Era

A Century of Eugenics in America: From the Indiana Experiment to the Human Genome Era



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Author: Paul A. Lombardo
Number of Pages: 268 pages
Published Date: 06 Jan 2011
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication Country: Bloomington, IN, United States
Language: English
ISBN: 9780253222695
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In 1907, Indiana passed the world's first involuntary sterilization law based on the theory of eugenics. In time, more than 30 states and a dozen foreign countries followed suit. Although the Indiana statute was later declared unconstitutional, other laws restricting immigration and regulating marriage on "eugenic" grounds were still in effect in the U.S. as late as the 1970s. A Century of Eugenics in America assesses the history of eugenics in the United States and its status in the age of the Human Genome Project. The essays explore the early support of compulsory sterilization by doctors and legislators; the implementation of eugenic schemes in Indiana, Georgia, California, Minnesota, North Carolina, and Alabama; the legal and social challenges to sterilization; and the prospects for a eugenics movement basing its claims on modern genetic science.