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Conflict Theory and the Evolution of Eugenics in America during the 20th Century. I intend to present a purely informative paper on the sociological perspective of eugenics during the past century in the United States through Conflict Theory. A linear history of causality, implementation, and significance.
1. Conflict Theory Perspective
a. Margaret Sanger
b. Plato’s Republic
c. Negative Eugenics
d. Sterilization
e. Planned Parenthood Federation of America
f. Legislation
g. Economic Implications

Early 1900’s American political movement under Margaret Sanger
1. advocate the ...view middle of the document...

” This was derived from another source on p290 of Sociology Essentials, “Abortion in Women’s Lives”
Plato’s Republic
1. specific forms of control to be monitored and implemented by the state.
2. improve the human race but should be concealed from the public. (Grube & Reeve, 1992)
3. Eugenics, the science of, or biosocial movement advocating the use of practices aimed at improving the human genetic composition of a species.
4. Plato acknowledged this quantitative evaluation over the quality of the subject being reviewed would prove a failure
5. Negative eugenics could be employed to advocate control of a population through force
6. Abandoned his argument.
Negative Eugencis
1. In its worst form, negative eugenics is exercised through genocide.
2. Under specific circumstances, the results of eugenics could be predictable, unknown to the public, and lead to a species wide improvement.
3. Regulation for eugenic policy supported and upheld by our US Supreme Court
4. These same laws originally passed in 1914 by then only 12 states, were directly adopted by the German Nazi government and translated into, “The German Law for the Prevention of Defective Progeny for the Science of Racial Cleansing.” (Kuhl, 1994) (Laughlin, 1936)
5. The eugenic idea was a social philosophy which claimed all human genetic traits can be improved through social intervention
Sterilization
1. Legally mandated cleansing allow the state to enact regulation to allow sterilization of the “socially inadequate” (Lombardo, 1982).
2. Includes:
a. the feebleminded, prior criminals, epileptic, inebriate, diseased, blind, deaf, deformed, and in any way dependent to incorporate orphans, ne’er do wells, tramps, homeless or impoverished.
3. The first recognized success for the American Eugenic Party over a U.S. citizen
a. The case for Carrie Buck
i. 17yo, unmarried mother, first sterilized, Virginia
ii. the law’s description as a “probable, potential parent of socially inadequate offspring.” (Lombardo, 1982)
1. Additionally: impoverished, feebleminded mother with epilepsy, a resident of a local asylum.
2. Carrie was supposed to have shared the traits genetically transmitted through her mother’s heredity. (Lombardo, 1982)
4. “It is better for all the world, if instead of waiting to execute degenerate offspring for crime or let them starve for their imbecility; society can prevent those who are manifestly unfit from continuing their kind.” –Judge Oliver Wendell Holmes, US Supreme Court Justice.
5. The US Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Eugenical Sterilization Act of 1927
b. a cost-saving strategy to relieve the tax burden
c. reduce rapid populace growth and poverty. (Lombardo, 1982)
d. Eugenic legislation in the United States would forcibly sterilize over 64,000 individuals that met any of the aforementioned criteria...

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