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Diagnosing defectives: disability, gender and eugenics in the United States, 1910-1924

Sara Vogt Chicago, Illinois, USA Introduction The science of eugenics developed in countries around the world such as Great Britain, the United States, and Germany during the second half of the nineteenth century as a means of fighting emergent public health and social problems like tuberculosis, prostitution, and the so-called degeneration of the race. The […]