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?

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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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