Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. 2 Eugenical News Applied Eugenics. At last we have a book that attempts to cover the field of practical eugenics. The authors are well known for their interest in. PAUL H. DOUGLAS. UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO. Applied Eugenics. By PAUL POPENOE and ROSWELL HILL. JOHNSON. New York, The Macmillan Company .

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Popenoe favored a popular—rather than academic—approach. This page was last edited on 25 Octoberat Aghast at the divorce rate in US society, Popenoe came to the conclusion that “unfit” families would reproduce out of wedlock, but truly “fit” families would need to be married to reproduce.

Applied Eugenics

A Summary of Results of 6, Operations in California, The Institute published a bulletin entitled “Family Life” monthly or bimonthly for decades. ByPopenoe had become well-established enough to co-author with Roswell Hill Johnson a popular college textbook on eugenics Applied Eugenicsedited by Richard T. The Negro race is germinally lacking in the higher developments of intelligence. These travels received considerable support and interest from the U. Library of Congress number: DavenportHenry H.

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His introduction to the book catalogued some of the statistics of the American Institute of Family Relations over its first 30 years. Nicholas, The Century Co. Views Read Edit View history.


Euvenics his direction, the Institute gave intensive training to over marriage counselors and shorter courses around the U. Shortly before his death, Popenoe transferred his papers to the University of Wyoming. In the mids, Popenoe began working with E.

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One of the greatest dangers in the use of sterilization is that overzealous persons who have not thought through the subject will look at it as a cure-all, and apply it to all sorts of ends for which it is not adapted. Popenoe dropped his middle name early in life. It is only one of many measures the state can and must use to protect itself from [the human race’s] deterioration.

At the same time, thought leaders in the helping professions tended more and more to favor self-fulfilment over preservation of the family. It closed in the s, not long after Paul Popenoe’s death.

GoddardMadison GrantHarry H. As public interest in eugenics waned, Popenoe focused more of appliedd energies into marriage counseling, and by the time of the public rejection of eugenics at the end of World War IIwith the revelation of the Nazi Holocaust atrocities, Popenoe had thoroughly redefined himself as primarily a marriage counselor which by that time had lost most of its explicit eugenic overtones.


Eugeniics time he became more prominent in the field of counseling.

Paul Bowman Popenoe October 16, — June 19, was an American agricultural explorer and eugenicist. They remained married until her death on 26 June By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

American Heritage Center — University of Wyoming. With Popenoe as his scientific workhorse, Gosney intended to study the sterilization eugenisc being done in California and use it to advocate sterilization in other parts of the country and in the world at large. Sterilization for Human Betterment: In contemporary US society of the third millennium, the approach Popenoe developed to marriage counseling—educational and directive rather than medical or psychological—is coming back into fashion.

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Given the role of euenics in responding to crisis in families, Popenoe increased focus in training the clergy over many years.

For example, one of his assistants was James Dobsonwho founded Focus on the Family in He moved to California as a teen.