Institutionalized Racism and the Eugenics Movement in the USA during the Early 20th Century

How scientific racism and eugenics have shaped the U.S. mindset from the early Puritans to WWII


Bachelor Thesis, 2010

41 Pages, Grade: 1,7


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Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. The construction of cultural concepts
2.1. The construction of the collective memory and ideology
2.2. The construction of a racial identity

3. Institutionalized racism in the U.S. in the early twentieth century

4. The eugenics movement in the U.S. in the early twentieth century

5. Conclusion

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Title
Institutionalized Racism and the Eugenics Movement in the USA during the Early 20th Century
Subtitle
How scientific racism and eugenics have shaped the U.S. mindset from the early Puritans to WWII
College
Ruhr-University of Bochum  (Fakultät für Philologie)
Grade
1,7
Author
Year
2010
Pages
41
Catalog Number
V353496
ISBN (eBook)
9783668406483
ISBN (Book)
9783668406490
File size
614 KB
Language
English
Keywords
America's dark science, scientific racism, eugenics, USA, WWII
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Marcel Rychlak (Author), 2010, Institutionalized Racism and the Eugenics Movement in the USA during the Early 20th Century, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/353496

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