Racial Hygiene

Author: Robert Proctor
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674745780
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Examines the participation of scientists and physicians in the construction of Nazi racial policy and discusses sterilization laws, euthanasia programs, public health policies, and the Holocaust 'Proctor's carefully argued book not only ...

For The Betterment Of The Race

Author: S. Kühl
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137286121
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Author Stefan Kühl provides here a historical foundation for this phenomenon, contextualizing the international eugenics movement in relation to National Socialist race policies and showing how intensively eugenicists worked to disseminate ...

Race Hygiene And National Efficiency

Author: Sheila Faith Weiss
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520058231
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An investigation of the works of Schallmayer also reveal their similarity to other non-German eugenics writings, especially to those of leading figures in Britain, and helps to undermine the assumption that German race hygiene was unique ...

Health Race And German Politics Between National Unification And Nazism 1870 1945

Author: Paul Weindling
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521423977
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THE REMNANTS OF RACIAL HYGIENE Selective integration Ideologues and
technocrats projected alternative views of the past history of racial and eugenic
thought. Those working to link racial hygiene with popular anti- semitism and a
mass party glorified the volkisch tradition. This looked back to nineteenth-century
critics of liberalism, and linked biological racism, the cultural racism of Gobineau,
and the cultural pessimists like Lagarde. All were hailed as Vorkdmpfer - as
apostles of ...

Medicine Ethics And The Third Reich

Author: John J. Michalczyk
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781556127526
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Racial. Hygiene: The. Collaboration. of. Medicine. and. Nazism. Robert N. Proctor
At the end of the 19th Century, German Social Darwinists, fearing a general
degeneration of the human race, set about to establish a new kind of hygiene—a
racial hygiene (Rassenhygiene)—that would turn the attention of physicians
away from the individual or the environment, towards the human “germ plasm.” In
the eyes of its founders (Alfred Ploetz and Wilhelm Schallmayer), racial hygiene
was ...

Erfasst Verfolgt Vernichtet Registered Persecuted Annihilated

Author: Frank Schneider
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3642540287
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»Erbkranke« hingegen wurden an Heirat und Familienbildung gehindert – nicht
zuletzt durch Zwangsmaßnahmen. Die gesamte Bevölkerung sollte nach ihrem »
Erbwert« erfasst werden. Mediziner wurden »rassenhygienisch geschult«. Den
abschätzigen Blick auf die »Minderwertigen« teilten viele Ärzte und
Verwaltungsmitarbeiter damals ohnehin. Even before 1933 racial hygiene had
become an influential discipline in Germany. Under the Nazi government it
became official policy.

Human Subjects Research After The Holocaust

Author: Sheldon Rubenfeld
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319057022
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Every eugenics movement began with a loose network of men and women who
developed ideas, founded the early organizations, and attempted to establish
programs in a variety of scientific and social fields—with varying degrees of
success. In Germany the first initiatives came from outsiders at the margins of the
scientific community, including Dr. Alfred Ploetz and Dr. Wilhelm Schallmayer
who attempted to establish the new concept of racial hygiene, the German term
for eugenics ...