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Author Stepan, Nancy Leys

Title Hour of Eugenics : Race, Gender, and Nation in Latin America
Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1996
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Description 1 online resource (248 pages)
Contents Acknowledgments ; Introduction: Science and Social Knowledge ; 1. The New Genetics and the Beginnings of Eugenics ; 2. Eugenics in Latin America: Its Origins and Institutional Ecology ; 3. Racial Poisons and the Politics of Heredity in Latin America in the 1920s ; 4. ""Matrimonial Eugenics"": Gender and the Construction of Negative Eugenics; 5. National Identities and Racial Transformations ; 6. U.S., Pan American, and Latin Visions of Eugenics ; 7. Conclusion: Science and the Politics of Interpretation ; Index
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ISBN 1501702262