Eugenics and the welfare state : sterilization policy in Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and Finland /

In 1997 Eugenics and the Welfare State caused an uproar with international repercussions. This edition contains a new introduction by Broberg and Roll-Hansen, addressing events that occurred following the original publication. The four essays in this book stand as a chilling indictment of mass steri...

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Other Authors: Roll-Hansen, Nils, 1938-, Broberg, Gunnar, 1942-
Format: eBook
Published: East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, 2005.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Preface to the 1996 Edition; Preface to the 2005 Edition; Scandinavia: An Introduction / Gunnar Broberg; Something Rotten in the State of Denmark: Eugenics and the Ascent of the Welfare State / Bent Sigurd Hansen; Eugenics in Sweden: Efficient Care / Gunnar Broberg and Mattias Tydén; Norwegian Eugenics: Sterilization as Social Reform / Nils Roll-Hansen; From Race Hygiene to Sterilization: The Eugenics Movement in Finland / Marjatta Hietala; Conclusion: Scandinavian Eugenics in the International Context / Nils Roll-Hansen; Bibliography; Index.