Imbeciles

Author: Adam Cohen
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101980834
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Longlisted for the 2016 National Book Award for Nonfiction One of America’s great miscarriages of justice, the Supreme Court’s infamous 1927 Buck v.

Imbeciles

Author: Adam Cohen
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0143109995
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" Imbeciles is the shocking story of Buck v. Bell, a legal case that challenges our faith in American justice.

Imbeciles

Author: Adam Cohen
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1594204187
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Bell ruling made government sterilization of "undesirable" citizens the law of the land New York Times bestselling author Adam Cohen tells the story in Imbeciles of one of the darkest moments in the American legal tradition: the Supreme ...

Three Generations No Imbeciles

Author: Paul A. Lombardo
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 0801890101
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As Lombardo conclusively demonstrates, those who sought to have Buck sterilized did not let the facts get in the way of the story the law required them to tell."— Commonweal "Heart-breaking and riveting.

Better For All The World

Author: Harry Bruinius
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307424960
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Bruinius tells the stories of Emma and Carrie Buck, two women trapped in poverty who became the test case in the 1927 supreme court decision allowing forced sterilization for those deemed unfit to procreate.

American Eugenics

Author: Nancy Ordover
Publisher: U of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 9780816635580
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American Eugenics demonstrates how biological theories of race, gender, and sexuality are crucially linked through a concern with regulating the "unfit.

The Perfect Store

Author: Adam Cohen
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 031605464X
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He never guessed his old-computer-parts and Beanie Baby exchange would revolutionize the world of commerce. Now, Adam Cohen, the only journalist ever to get full access to the company, tells the remarkable story of eBay's rise.

A Century Of Eugenics In America

Author: Paul A. Lombardo
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253222699
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The essays explore the early support of compulsory sterilization by doctors and legislators; the implementation of eugenic schemes in Indiana, Georgia, California, Minnesota, North Carolina, and Alabama; the legal and social challenges to ...

Because Of Sex

Author: Gillian Thomas
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466878975
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Through first-person accounts and vivid narrative, Because of Sex tells the story of how one law, our highest court, and a few tenacious women changed the American workplace forever.

American Pharaoh

Author: Adam Cohen
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0759524270
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This is a biography of mayor Richard J. Daley. It is the story of his rise from the working-class Irish neighbourhood of his childhood to his role as one of the most important figures in 20th century American politics.