Eugenics movement, backgroun and the pursuit of normalcy

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 8/23/10 SPA 211 Deaf Culture and Community Dr. Kathleen Hutchinson Eugenics and the Pursuit of Normalcy
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8/23/10 Understanding Prejudice When disability is examined in a global context, most individuals with disabilities are poor, without employment options and in some cases socially isolated. In most cases globally, disability is still viewed from a very medical framework.
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8/23/10 Understanding Prejudice Prejudice Negative attitude toward individuals who belong to groups considered different than the dominant group Discrimination Behavior resulting from prejudice Stereotyping G eneralizing about people based on the common characteristics they share
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8/23/10 Link between Quantification, measurement and counting of human characteristics all carry the potential to be distorted in value judgments. Eugenics, the study of hereditary improvements of the human race by controlled selective breeding was a direct result of statistical analyses of biological traits measured on samples of people.
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This note was uploaded on 08/22/2010 for the course SPA 211 taught by Professor Hutchinson during the Fall '10 term at Miami University.

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