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AuthorDuster, Troy
TitleBackdoor to eugenics [electronic resource] / Troy Duster
Imprint New York : Routledge, 2003
Edition 2nd ed
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Descript xvi, 240 p. ; 24 cm


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

Eugenics Human chromosome abnormalities -- Diagnosis -- Social aspects Genetic disorders -- Social aspects Eugenics -- United States Eugenics Genetic Determinism Genetic Diseases Inborn -- diagnosis Genetics Medical -- ethics Socioeconomic Factors Electronic books.


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