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The Resource The problem of mental deficiency : eugenics, democracy and social policy in Britain, c.1870-1959, Mathew Thomson, (electronic book)

The problem of mental deficiency : eugenics, democracy and social policy in Britain, c.1870-1959, Mathew Thomson, (electronic book)

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The problem of mental deficiency : eugenics, democracy and social policy in Britain, c.1870-1959
Title
The problem of mental deficiency
Title remainder
eugenics, democracy and social policy in Britain, c.1870-1959
Statement of responsibility
Mathew Thomson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This volume studies the alarm about 'mental defectives' in Britain between 1870 and 1959, and the policies of segregation, community care, and sexual sterilization. It examines the origins of these central government policies, showing how they were practiced by health professionals and local authorities
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StDuBDS
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Thomson, Mathew
Dewey number
362.3560941
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ755.5.G7
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Oxford historical monographs
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  • Mental retardation
  • Mental health policy
  • Eugenics
  • Eugenics
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Target audience
specialized
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The problem of mental deficiency : eugenics, democracy and social policy in Britain, c.1870-1959, Mathew Thomson, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
EDZ0000022151
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 351 p.).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191677380
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The problem of mental deficiency : eugenics, democracy and social policy in Britain, c.1870-1959, Mathew Thomson, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
EDZ0000022151
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 351 p.).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191677380
Specific material designation
remote

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