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ERIC Number: EJ640042
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-0272
Eugenics and the Social Construction of Merit, Race, and Disability.
Selden, Steven
Journal of Curriculum Studies, v32 n2 p235-52 Mar-Apr 2000
Contends that eugenics is an example of normalization. Outlines an aspect of this process by analyzing: (1) the popular eugenic knowledge exhibited at U.S. state fairs; and (2) the mainstream eugenic knowledge found in the work of Leta S. Hollingworth who was an early leader in gifted education. (CMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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