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Dysgenics: Genetic Deterioration in Modern Populations

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In the mid-19th century, a number of biological and social scientists came to believe that the genetic quality of the populations of the Western nations was deteriorating due to the relaxation of natural selection, the process by which nature eliminates the unfit in each generation by reducing their fertility and by early death. This view, and the idea that steps needed to ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published December 1st 1996 by Praeger Publishers (first published January 1st 1996)
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What a gem -- a true and unbiased investigation into modern society, and it may be, the future of the human race. Eugenics has received a pretty macabre reputation, because certain undesirable characters and world leaders have used its teachings as a crutch to their evil agendas, but if seen for what it actually is, it is a simple and indisputable idea. One of the few modern books on Eugenics which actually deals with the subject, and not with the political or social stigmas related to it. In tr ...more
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British Professor Emeritus of Psychology, who is known for his views on racial and ethnic differences.

Lynn was educated at Cambridge University. He has worked as lecturer in psychology at the University of Exeter, and as professor of psychology at the Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, and at the University of Ulster at Coleraine.

Most of his books are about the differences of IQ betw
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