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Journal Article

Author
Devanney, Jean
Title
Eugenic Reform and the Unfit
In
Stead's Review
Imprint
May 1930, pp. 21-22
Abstract

In this article, Devanney evaluates eugenicist arguments about the environmental causes of human defectiveness. Among other things, she suggests in this article that social changes arising out of a 'devastating industrialisation' as well as the trend to birth control have led to a tendency towards racial degeneration by reducing the number of 'superior types'. In her papers, she credits Marion Piddington as the source of influence for this article.

Source
Daniels, Kay et al, Women in Australia: An Annotated Guide to Records

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