ERIC Number: EJ655575
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Useless Eaters: Disability as Genocidal Marker in Nazi Germany.
Mostert, Mark P.
Journal of Special Education, v36 n3 p155-68 Fall 2002
This article describes historical attitudes toward people with disabilities in Germany and how this context produced mass murder of people with disabilities prior to and during World War II. Key marker variables are examined, including the rise of Darwinism and eugenics. Resistance to disability as a genocidal marker is discussed. (Contains references.) (CR)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: Germany