Essays Tagged: "Compulsory sterilization"

Brief Notes on Eugenics

. Masturbation was thought to be the cause of degeneracy. Harry Sharp advocated for a law requiring compulsory sterilization of "degenerates". Enacted in 1907, this was the first sterilization law in ... Explain how medicine placed its stamp on the eugenics movement i.e. the racial hygiene movement and compulsory sterilization.Some physicians were convinced that social failure was a medical problem. W ...

(5 pages) 93 0 4.3 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Depression and Suicide

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith