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UPC 9780393069648 In Reckless Hands: Skinner v. Oklahoma and the Near-Triumph of American Eugenics 

 
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ISBN 9780393069648 - In Reckless Hands: Skinner v. Oklahoma and the Near-Triumph of American Eugenics

ISBN 9780393069648
In Reckless Hands: Skinner v. Oklahoma and the Near-Triumph of American Eugenics

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The disturbing, forgotten history of America's experiment with eugenics. In the 1920s and 1930s, thousands of men and women were sterilized at asylums and prisons across America. Believing that criminality and mental illness were inherited, state legislatures passed laws calling for the sterilization of "habitual criminals" and the "feebleminded." But in 1936, inmates at Oklahoma's McAlester prison ref to cooperate; a man named Jack Skinner was the first to come to trial. A colorful and heroic cast of characters-from the inmates themselves to their devoted, self-taught lawyer-would fight the case all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. Only after Americans learned the extent of another la
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9780393069648
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$19.99 - NewCondition - InStock
ISBN-13
9 780393 069648
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0393069648
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9780393069648
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09780393069648
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2017-03-25 18:04:27

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