in Framing the moron
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The introductory chapter lays out the rationale for and goals of the book. It provides an overview of important terminology, delineates the importance of eugenics, and provides a brief history of the movement within the United States. Chapter concludes with a delineation of the content included within the various chapters of the text.

Framing the moron

The social construction of feeble-mindedness in the American eugenic era


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