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Author Soloway, Richard A

Title Demography and Degeneration : Eugenics and the Declining Birthrate in Twentieth-Century Britain
Edition Second edition
Published Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 1990
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Description 1 online resource (886 pages)
Contents Cover Page; Demography and Degeneration; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Preface to the Paperback Edition; Acknowledgments; Introduction; One The Turn of the Century; Two Eugenics and the New Population Question; Three Deterioration and Decline; Four Class and the Religion of Race Culture; Five Eugenics and Neo-Malthusianism; Six Race-Motherhood; Seven The Dysgenics of War; Eight Eugenics and the Birth Control Movement, 1918-1930; Nine Reform Eugenics, Population Research, and Family Planning, 1930-1939; Ten Race Suicide Revisited: The Menace of Underpopulation
Eleven Family Planning and the Fear of Population DeclineTwelve Feminism and Family Allowances; Thirteen World War II and the Population Question; Fourteen From Baby Boom to Birth Dearth; Notes; Works Cited; Index
Summary Demography and Degeneration: Eugenics and the Declining Birthrate in Twentieth-Century Britain
Notes Print version record
Subject Eugenics -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Family size -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1469616106 (electronic bk)
9781469616100 (electronic bk)