By Their Fruits: Eugenics, Population Control, and the by Ann Farmer

By Ann Farmer

Ann Farmer illuminates a depressing nook of recent Western background in her groundbreaking new examine of the English abortion crusade. The fabricated from rigorous study, this ebook goals to right long-held assumptions that the abortion crusade was once the manufactured from feminism and challenge approximately backstreet abortion, and argues as an alternative that it was once the fruit of the eugenics/population keep an eye on circulation. linked to Nazi Germany, eugenics is a social philosophy that advocates the development of the human race via quite a few sorts of intervention.

Farmer demonstrates that regardless of their compassionate rhetoric, woman abortion advocates have been all eugenicists, encouraged by way of males, racist, elitist, and enthusiastic about controlling the standard and volume of mankind. 'Solutions' incorporated even the deadly chamber, and abortion advocates labored heavily with American and German eugenicists, regardless of Nazi anti-Semitism.

After the Abortion Act of 1967 used to be handed, the abortion crusade mobilized an incestuous community of charities, feminist, and 'overpopulation' lobbying teams to protect it; they maintained that it was once an important capability to finish harmful backstreet abortions. Farmer disagrees and argues that during fact the Act used to be orchestrated by means of a liberal domestic Secretary as a way of addressing poverty. She exhibits that during next years, abortion more and more designated bad girls and youths and have become an critical portion of kingdom inhabitants control.

Though arguable in topic, by way of Their end result provides a big exam of not just the heritage of abortion laws but additionally the heritage and impression of the Eugenics stream.

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