eugenics

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the study of methods of improving genetic qualities by selective breeding (especially as applied to human mating)

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Writing from a perspective informed by Marxism and feminist sociology, they are critical of how a wide range of these fields interact with society, including the development of evolutionary theory in the post-genomic age and its implications for a new social Darwinism, the professionalization and compartmentalization of bioethics, the dangers of consumer eugenics, and the global commodification of bioinformation.
There's plenty of weightyness in the fat studies diaspora, with writers tackling fatness and mother blame, the intersections of transgender and fat law, fat opression as a form of volence against women, and, most chllingly, the fat gene and the gay gene as a factor in the new consumer eugenics movement.
Pro-choice feminists and women's health advocates charge that high-tech consumer eugenics would commodify and industrialize the process of child-bearing.
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