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Product Description: In the late nineteenth and the early twentieth century, it was widely assumed that society ought to foster the breeding of those who possessed favorable traits and discourage the breeding of those who did not. Controlled human breeding, or "eugenics" as it was called, was a movement with broad support that lasted into the 1930s...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780391039155 | Prometheus Books, November 1, 1995, cover price $39.95 | also contains Become a Leader of Leaders: Raise Student Achievement
9781573923392 | Humanity Books, November 1, 1995, cover price $39.95

Paperback:

9780391039162 | Prometheus Books, December 1, 1995, cover price $14.95 | also contains Five Skills to Learning How to Learn: From Confusion to Aha!
9781573923439 | Humanity Books, December 1, 1995, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: In the late nineteenth and the early twentieth century, it was widely assumed that society ought to foster the breeding of those who possessed favorable traits and discourage the breeding of those who did not.

This book explores the development of hybrid corn, the history of eugenics, human genetics, the nature-nurture debate, the origins of the Marxian concept of proletarian science, the shift in the meaning of "fitness" in evolutionary theory, the practice of normal science in Nazi Germany, and the making and selling of science textbooks. While the topics are diverse, a common theme unites them - each explores links between biological science, social power, and public policy. (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780791438213 | State Univ of New York Pr, August 1, 1998, cover price $51.50

Paperback:

9780791438220 | State Univ of New York Pr, August 1, 1998, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: This book explores the development of hybrid corn, the history of eugenics, human genetics, the nature-nurture debate, the origins of the Marxian concept of proletarian science, the shift in the meaning of "fitness" in evolutionary theory, the practice of normal science in Nazi Germany, and the making and selling of science textbooks.

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