Eugenics and the Welfare State: Sterilization Policy in Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and Finland

Synopsis

Provides a critical examination of the historical, political, scientific, and economic factors that led to the creation of sterilization and eugenics policies in Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and Finland, and places them in the context of other 20th century eugenics policies. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Bent Sigurd Hansen
  • Gunnar Broberg
  • Mattias TydÉn
  • Nils Roll-hansen
  • Marjatta Hietala
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • East Lansing, MI
Publication year:
  • 1996