TITLE

Thoughts on the Changing Meaning of Disability New Eugenics or New Wholeness?

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, J. David
PUB. DATE
May 1999
SOURCE
Remedial & Special Education;May/Jun99, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p131
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Offers observations on the changing meaning of disability new eugenics. Background of the case Carrie Buck versus Bell; Arguments of Troy Duster on eugenics in `Backdoor to Eugenics'; Account of the speech by James Watson given to the German Congress of Molecular Medicine about the danger that people with disabilities will be further devalued in a world of increasing genetic manipulation.
ACCESSION #
2004553

 

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