Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. 2 Eugenical News Applied Eugenics. At last we have a book that attempts to cover the field of practical eugenics. The authors are well known for their interest in. PAUL H. DOUGLAS. UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO. Applied Eugenics. By PAUL POPENOE and ROSWELL HILL. JOHNSON. New York, The Macmillan Company .

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DavenportHenry H. Paul Bowman Popenoe October 16, — June 19, was an American agricultural explorer and eugenicist. This led Popenoe to ally increasingly pipenoe religious conservatives—even though he was not religious himself.

Given the role of clergy aplied responding to crisis in families, Popenoe increased focus in training the clergy over many years.

An elementary knowledge of the history of Africa, or the more recent and much-quoted example of Haiti, is sufficient to prove that the Negro’s own social heritage is at a level far below that of the whites among whom he is living in the United States It is only one of many measures the popemoe can and must use to protect itself from [the human race’s] deterioration. As public interest in eugenics waned, Popenoe focused more of his energies into marriage counseling, and by the time of the public rejection of eugenics at the end of World War IIwith the revelation of the Nazi Holocaust atrocities, Popenoe had thoroughly redefined himself as primarily a marriage counselor which by that time had lost most of its popenpe eugenic overtones.


Leonard”Eugenics and Economics in the Progressive Era”. This was the second offering of a master’s degree by the Institute. His introduction to the book catalogued some of the statistics of the American Institute of Family Relations over its first 30 years.

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Elywhich outlined his vision of a eugenics program that primarily relied on the segregation of “waste humanity” into rural institutions where they would perform manual labor to offset the cost of their institutionalization. At the same time, thought leaders in the helping professions tended more and more to favor self-fulfilment over preservation of the family. In he received an honorary Sc. This would culminate in a number of works, most prominently their joint-authored Sterilization for Human Betterment: Popenoe favored a popular—rather than academic—approach.

He was opposed to child labor on the belief that banning such labor would reduce the size eugenicw families he regarded as unfit members of society. In the mids Popenoe became interested in human breeding, editing the Journal of Heredity from untilwith a special attention to eugenics and social hygiene.

Gosneya wealthy California financier, and the Human Betterment Foundation to promote eugenic policies in the state of California. For example, one of his assistants was James Dobsonwho founded Focus on the Family in Sterilization for Human Betterment: This work would become a popular text for the advocacy of sterilization, as it purported to be an objective study of the operations in the state and concluded, not surprisingly, that rigorous programs for the sterilization of the “unfit” were beneficial to all involved, including the sterilized patients.


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Journal of Economic PerspectivesVolume 19, No. After attending Occidental College for two years and Stanford University for his Junior year Majoring in English with coursework in biologyPopenoe left school to appoied for his father and worked for several years as a newspaper editor. Along with his advocacy of sterilization programs, Popenoe was also interested in using the principles of German and Austrian marriage-consultation services for eugenic purposes.

A Summary of Results of 6, Operations in California, Bi-monthly service bulletin of the American Institute of Family Relations: ByPopenoe had become well-established enough to co-author with Roswell Hill Johnson a popular college eugennics on eugenics Applied Eugenics aapplied, edited by Richard T.

Over time he became more prominent in the field of counseling.

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Under the War Department Commission on Training Camp Activities, he was charged with rooting out liquor and prostitution in an effort to reduce the high incidence of venereal disease amongst U. He moved to California as a teen. Can This Marriage Be Saved? A Summary of Results of 6, Operations in California, in The Institute published a bulletin entitled “Family Life” monthly or bimonthly for decades.

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