Inheriting Shame: The Story of Eugenics and Racism in America / Edition 1

Inheriting Shame: The Story of Eugenics and Racism in America / Edition 1

by Steve Selden

ISBN-10: 0807738123

ISBN-13: 9780807738122

Pub. Date: 01/01/1999

Publisher: Teachers College Press

Product Details

Teachers College Press
Publication date:
Advances in Educational Thought Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.52(d)

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Introduction
1Organizing American Eugenics: 1903-19211
The American Breeders Association (1903)4
First National Conference on Race Betterment (1914)7
Second National Race Betterment Conference (1915)9
The Galton Society (1918)13
The Second International Congress of Eugenics (1921)18
2Organizing American Eugenics: 1922-193222
The American Eugenics Society (1925)22
The Third Race Betterment Conference (1928)30
The Third International Congress of Eugenics (1932)34
3Popularizing Eugenics39
E. A. Ross, "The Independent" (1904)40
J. F. Bobbitt, "Practical Eugenics" (1909)40
Granville Stanley Hall42
The Eugenical News (1924-1931)43
The AES Journal, Eugenics (1928-1931)45
Popularizing Eugenics Through College Textbooks48
Heredity in Relation to Eugenics (1911)49
State Laws Limiting Marriage Selection in Light of Eugenics (1913)52
Applied Eugenics (1918)54
The Passing of the Great Race (1921)56
Biological Determinism and the NEA (1916-1922)57
Heredity and Environment in the Development of Man (1923)60
4Eugenics and the Textbook63
Quantitative Analysis of the Biology Textbooks: 1914-194864
Qualitative Analysis of the Biology Textbooks: 1914-194870
5Biological Determinism and Exceptional Students84
Albert E. Wiggam and the Imperative of Biology85
Army Alpha and Army Beta: Measuring the Imperative87
Equal Opportunity as a Requirement for Social Inequality89
C. C. Peters and the Requirements of Sociobiology91
Henry H. Goddard and Mandated Sterilization95
Leta Hollingworth and Differential Education for the Gifted100
6Resisting American Eugenics106
H. S. Jennings: Nature and Nurture in the Biological Sciences110
John Dewey: The Individual and Resistance to Classification113
William Chandler Bagley: The Ambivalent Critic117
Walter Lippmann and the Measurement of Hereditary Intelligence121
7Human Behavior and Biological Markers: A Cautionary Tale127
The Story of Carrie Buck: Problematic Definitions of Behavior and Markers128
Current Research on Complex Human Behavior and Genetic Markers132
Categories of Behaviors132
Clarity of Behavioral Definitions133
Categories of Markers134
Clarity of the Markers135
Unambiguous Chromosomal Markers for Complex Behavior: Trisomy-21135
Ambiguous Behavioral Markers: XYY Chromosomes and Criminal Behavior136
Commonsense Links Between Behavior and Marker: Skeleton Sledding138
Quality, Clarity, and Relationship: The Hypothetical Baseball Cap Case139
Genes for the Love of New Thrills140
Increasing Dopamine Receptors in the Brains of Rats141
Genetic Determinism and Sexual Orientation143
The Nonseparability of Nature and Nurture: Twin Studies and Covariance Effects144
About the Author179

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