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Our Eugenics Past

Judith Daar

in The New Eugenics: Selective Breeding in an Era of Reproductive Technologies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300137156
eISBN:
9780300229035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300137156.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter examines the past eugenics movement in order to evaluate the motivations, patterns, strategies, and language that drew in so many. Searching the parameters of a movement that targeted ... More


Conservation and Management of Northern Pike

Rodney B. Pierce

in Northern Pike: Ecology, Conservation, and Management History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679546
eISBN:
9781452947761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679546.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter outlines the history and development of northern pike conservation and management in Minnesota. Concerns about the small sizes of pike in many lakes with large pike populations first ... More


On the Edge: Conservation and the Threat of Extinction

Robert Cribb, Helen Gilbert, and Helen Tiffin

in Wild Man from Borneo: A Cultural History of the Orangutan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837143
eISBN:
9780824869779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837143.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on orangutans' decline toward extinction. The red apes' dwindling in numbers is underpinned by basic features of animals' biology. As with all apes, the natural reproduction rate ... More


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