American Sterilization: The Racist Justifications for Sterilization in the United States

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Trevor Price (2016)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5281/zenodo.823292, doi: 10.5281/zenodo.823291
  • Subject: Eugenics | Black studies | African-American History | Segregation | Anthropometry | Sterilization | Lamarckian | Scientific racism | Racism | Tuskegee | Darwinism | White supremacy | Feminist Theory | Black History | Black Feminism | Social Darwinism

An investigative analysis into anthropometrics, sterilization, eugenics, and other forms of scientific racism used to justify white supremacy and racial thought in the 19th and 20th centuries in the United States. The Tuskegee syphilis study, Darwinistic ideals, and neo-Lamarckian thoughts are critically analyzed as justifications for institutional racism.
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