Eugenics in California


Subject:
California: History , Ethics , Scientific , General Resources

Description:
"Convinced that ideas of better breeding and genetic selection were central to settling the Pacific West, many European American migrants [in the early 20th century] ... supported practices such as involuntary sterilization, immigration restriction, and racially-biased IQ testing." This site provides links to information about eugenics in California and the U.S. and the relation of eugenics to contemporary genomics. From the Center for Science, History, Policy, and Ethics at California State University Sacramento.

Publisher:
California State University Sacramento

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.csus.edu/cshpe/eugenics/


PID= res:lii-19446