The Resource Building a better race : gender, sexuality, and eugenics from the turn of the century to the baby boom, Wendy Kline

Building a better race : gender, sexuality, and eugenics from the turn of the century to the baby boom, Wendy Kline

Label
Building a better race : gender, sexuality, and eugenics from the turn of the century to the baby boom
Title
Building a better race
Title remainder
gender, sexuality, and eugenics from the turn of the century to the baby boom
Statement of responsibility
Wendy Kline
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Wendy Kline's lucid cultural history of eugenics in America emphasizes the movement's central, continuing interaction with popular notions of gender and morality. Kline shows how eugenics could seem a viable solution to problems of moral disorder and sexuality, especially female sexuality, during the first half of the twentieth century
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
363.9/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ755.5.U5
LC item number
K55 2001eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Building a better race : gender, sexuality, and eugenics from the turn of the century to the baby boom, Wendy Kline
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-207) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Motherhood, morality, and the moron : the emergence of eugenics in America -- From segregation to sterilization : Changing approaches to the problem of female sexuality -- Sterilization without unsexing : eugenics and the politics of reproduction -- New Deal for the child : Ann Cooper Hewitt and sterilization in the 1930s -- Marriage is not complete without children : positive eugenics, 1930-1960 -- Epilogue : Building a better family
Control code
ocm55889694
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 218 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520939318
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35409381
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)55889694
  • pebco0520225023

Library Locations

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      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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