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Framing the moronThe social construction of feeble-mindedness in the American eugenic era$
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Gerald V. O'Brien

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780719087097

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9780719087097.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

Chapter:
(p.1) Introduction
Source:
Framing the moron
Author(s):

Gerald V. O’Brien

Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719087097.003.0001

The introductory chapter lays out the rationale for and goals of the book. It provides an overview of important terminology, delineates the importance of eugenics, and provides a brief history of the movement within the United States. Chapter concludes with a delineation of the content included within the various chapters of the text

Keywords:   Introduction to Eugenics, Definition of Eugenics, American Eugenic Movement

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