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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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Popenoe favored a popular—rather than academic—approach. Inthe American Heritage Center of the University of Wyoming reported the collection Paul Bowman Popenoe Papers, eugennics, consisting of 85 cubic feet of material.
One of the greatest dangers in the use of sterilization is that overzealous persons who have not thought through the popenpe will look at it as a cure-all, and apply it to all sorts of ends for which it is not adapted. This work would become a popular text for the advocacy of sterilization, as it purported to be an objective study of the operations in the state and concluded, not surprisingly, that rigorous programs for the sterilization of the “unfit” were beneficial to all involved, including the sterilized patients.
Library of Congress number: Paul Bowman Popenoe October 16, eugwnics June 19, was an American agricultural explorer and eugenicist.
In this vein, he appeared on the Art Linkletter television show for over a decade, and he regularly gave lectures and wrote mainstream articles for the general public. In the mids, Popenoe began working with E.
Can This Marriage Be Saved? Nicholas, The Century Co. As presented in a biography, the focus areas of his counseling approach and the American Institute of Family Relations included couples’ attitudes towards marriage, preparation including sexuality educationmoral values, a focus on action, and mutual understanding between the sexes.
Shortly before his death, Popenoe transferred his papers to the University of Wyoming. Sterilization for Human Betterment: He was opposed to child labor on the belief that banning such labor would reduce the size of families he regarded as unfit members of society.
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After attending Occidental College for two years and Stanford University for his Junior year Majoring in English with coursework in biologyPopenoe left school to care for his father and worked for several years as a newspaper editor. Leonard”Eugenics and Economics in the Progressive Era”. 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.
Laughlinand Gosney, among others. With Popenoe as his scientific workhorse, Gosney intended to study the sterilization work being done in California and use it to advocate sterilization in other parts of the country and in the world at large. Views Read Edit View history. For a while, Popenoe’s two major interests, eugenics and marriage counseling, ran parallel, and he published extensively on both topics.
Journal of Economic PerspectivesVolume 19, No. The case load at that time averaged about 15, consultations per year. DavenportHenry H. Under his direction, the Institute gave intensive training to over marriage counselors and shorter courses around the U.
Given the role of clergy in responding to crisis in families, Popenoe increased focus in training the clergy over many years.
His introduction to the book catalogued some of the statistics of the American Institute of Family Relations over its first 30 years. Popenoe dropped his middle name early in life.
This was the second offering of a master’s degree by the Institute. GoddardMadison GrantHarry H. They remained married until her death on 26 June He then worked briefly as an agricultural explorer collecting date specimens in Western Asia and Northern Africa for his father’s nursery in California, along with his younger brother Wilson Popenoe, a horticulturist.
Thenceforth, he commonly referred to himself as “Dr. As public interest in eugenics waned, Popenoe focused more of his energies into marriage counseling, and by the time of the public rejection poenoe 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.
Gosneya wealthy California financier, and the Human Betterment Foundation to promote eugenic policies in the state of California. It closed in the s, not long after Paul Popenoe’s death.
The Negro race eugenicz germinally lacking in the higher developments of intelligence. InCalifornia had enacted its first compulsory sterilization law which allowed for sterilization of the mentally ill and mentally retarded in its state psychiatric hospitals. An elementary knowledge of the history of Africa, or the more recent and much-quoted example of Haiti, is sufficient to prove that the Negro’s own social heritage is at a level far below that of the whites among whom he is living in the United States As Popenoe maintained his traditional values e.
Along with his advocacy of sterilization programs, Popenoe was also interested in using the principles of German and Austrian marriage-consultation services for eugenic purposes.
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This page was last edited on 25 Octoberat For many years he had a nationally syndicated newspaper column promoting marriage and family life. Elywhich outlined his vision of a eugenics program that primarily relied on the segregation of “waste humanity” into rural institutions where they would perform manual labor to offset the cost of their institutionalization. These travels received considerable support and interest from the U. He was an influential advocate of the compulsory sterilization of the mentally ill and the mentally disabled, and the father of marriage counseling in the United States.
It is only one of many measures the state can eugenifs must use to protect itself from [the human race’s] deterioration. In he received an honorary Sc.