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Antonyms for eugenic

pertaining to or causing improvement in the offspring produced

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In truth, racists and eugenic activists, and even governmental policymakers all wanted to jump on the sterilization band-wagon, and the eugenics floodgates opened.
I have charted the points at which Lovecraft's fiction connects with non-fictional eugenic discourse.
After the racial atrocities of World War II, eugenic organisations were quick to distance themselves from the undesirable connotations and brutal images associated with the word 'eugenics'.
England and the rest of the world are in desperate need of many courageous, loud, truthful voices like Wilberforce to end the prenatal eugenic slaughter of a unique species this misguided world cannot afford to lose.
I think many infertility clinics will be offering PGD for eugenic purposes and there will be plenty of demand for such services," said Caplan, when asked where he thinks the field will be in 20 years.
While historians have recognized that what happened in the Third Reich had long roots stretching back to Francis Galton's initial forays into the control of heredity, and had clear parallels with eugenic movements in other countries both near and far, the temptation to make Germany into a black hole of historical attention is still high.
Her topics include tracing the intellectual and epistemic sources of Greek anthropology, anthropology at the university chair, a disinterested science in wartime, race and Greek ancestry, and the eugenic concept of fili.
Additional information is really needed if readers are not to conclude that utilitarian, even eugenic thinking is being applied when the offer of feticide is made to such mothers.
The eugenic horrors deplored in other nations by the British Establishment are nevertheless condoned and practised here.
Many of the ethical problems that people raise when they speak of neo-eugenics are nought once you offer gene selection or mate selection as a eugenic tool," he said.
At the start of the 20th century, hundreds of thousands of people were murdered or sterilised on eugenic grounds.
Glad is not the first to have suggested that the Jewry from early times had favored eugenic practices.
To understand the professional role of social workers within the context of a "new world" of genetics, social workers should be aware of important historical precursors, especially the eugenic alarm period of the early 20th century.
Much of the spiritual guidance and political agitation for the American eugenics movement came from California's quasi-autonomous eugenic societies, such as the Pasadena-based Human Betterment Foundation and the California branch of the American Eugenics Society, which coordinated much of their activity with the Eugenics Research Society in Long Island.