Epilogue: where did eugenics go?

Alison Bashford

in The Oxford Handbook of the History of Eugenics

Published in print September 2010 | ISBN: 9780195373141
Published online September 2012 | | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks

Epilogue: where did eugenics go?


This Epilogue looks at the history and historians of postwar eugenics, focusing on the Anglophone world. The Epilogue surveys several of the key substantive trajectories of eugenics: its connections with transhumanism; genetic counseling; sterility and infertility research; and human and medical genetics.

Keywords: postwar eugenics; transhumanism; genetic counseling; infertility research; human genetics; medical genetics

Article.  9599 words. 

Subjects: History ; Social and Cultural History

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