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Eugenics at the Edges of Empire

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    Chapter 1 Introduction: Eugenics as a Transnational Subject: The British Dominions
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    Chapter 2 ‘Liberty of the Nation’: Eugenics in Australia and New Zealand and the Limits of Illiberalism
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    Chapter 3 Eugenics in Canada: Choice, Coercion and Context
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    Chapter 4 The Nature of Eugenic Thought and Limits of Eugenic Practice in Interwar Saskatchewan
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    Chapter 5 Eugenic Sterilization in New Zealand: The Story of the Mental Defectives Amendment Act of 1928
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    Chapter 6 Debating Clause 21: ‘Eugenic Marriage’ in New Zealand
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    Chapter 7 Undesirable Bill’s Undesirables Bill: William Pember Reeves and Eugenics in Late-Victorian New Zealand
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    Chapter 8 Thinking Dangerous Thoughts: Post-primary Education and Eugenics in Australia: 1905–1939
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    Chapter 9 ‘Of Eugenic Interest’? Baby Shows Before the Great War
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    Chapter 10 Sir Robert Stout as Freethinker and Eugenics Enthusiast
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    Chapter 11 Revisiting Three Eugenic Moments: 1903, 1928, 1937: The Disappointments and Hopes of Antipodean Progressives
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    Chapter 12 Truby King, Infant Welfare and the Boundaries of Eugenics
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    Chapter 13 ‘Aristocrats of Knowledge’: Māori Anthropologists and the Survival of the ‘Race’
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    Chapter 14 Eugenics and the Maintenance of White Supremacy in Modern South Africa
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Eugenics at the Edges of Empire
Published by
Palgrave Macmillan, January 2018
DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-64686-2
978-3-31-964686-2, 978-3-31-964685-5

Diane B. Paul, John Stenhouse, Hamish G. Spencer

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Student > Ph. D. Student 2 100%
Student > Master 1 50%
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Design 1 50%