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Unformatted text preview: Eugenics : The study of hereditary improvements of the human race by controlled selective breeding Positive eugenics Encourage a designated most t to reproduce Negative eugenics Discourage/prevent less t from reproducing Eugenic programs in 20th century: Genetic screening/counseling Birth control (possibly by forced sterilization) Marriage restriction Segregation Abortion (possibly forced) Euthanasia Genocide 4 The Risk of Pursuing Normalcy at All Costs A danger: Eliminating disability may sound like Eliminating people with disability R. Olkin ! s The Human Rights of Children with Disability Right #6: Not to Be Made to Feel that "People Like Them" Should Be Prevented 5...
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