Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. 2 Eugenical News Applied Eugenics. At last we have a book that attempts to cover the field of practical eugenics. The authors are well known for their interest in. PAUL H. DOUGLAS. UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO. Applied Eugenics. By PAUL POPENOE and ROSWELL HILL. JOHNSON. New York, The Macmillan Company .

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This page was last edited on 25 Octoberat He then worked briefly as an agricultural explorer collecting date specimens in Western Asia and Northern Africa for his father’s nursery in California, along with his younger brother Wilson Popenoe, a horticulturist.

Inthe American Heritage Center of the University of Wyoming reported the collection Paul Bowman Popenoe Papers,consisting of 85 cubic feet of material. This led Popenoe to ally increasingly with religious conservatives—even though he was not religious himself.

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Paul Popenoe – Wikipedia

He was opposed to child labor on the belief that banning such labor would reduce the size of families he regarded as unfit members of society. Can This Marriage Be Saved? Retrieved from ” https: GoddardMadison GrantHarry H. In this vein, he appeared on the Art Linkletter television show for over a decade, eugehics he regularly gave lectures and wrote mainstream articles for the general public.

It closed in the s, not long after Paul Popenoe’s death.

Applied Eugenics by Roswell H. Johnson and Paul Popenoe

eugencis Popenoe dropped his middle name early in life. Popenoe favored a popular—rather than academic—approach. InCalifornia had enacted its first compulsory sterilization law which allowed for sterilization of the mentally ill and mentally retarded in its state psychiatric hospitals. In he received an honorary Sc.


Elywhich outlined his vision of a eugenics program that primarily relied on the segregation of “waste humanity” into rural institutions where they would perform manual labor to offset the cost of their institutionalization. One of the greatest dangers in the use of sterilization is that overzealous persons who have not thought through the subject will look at it as a cure-all, and apply it to all sorts of ends for which it is not adapted.

At the same time, thought leaders in the helping professions tended more eugneics more to favor self-fulfilment over preservation of the family. He moved to California as a teen.

Bi-monthly service bulletin of the American Institute of Family Relations: As Popenoe maintained his traditional values e. Shortly before his death, Popenoe transferred his papers to the University of Wyoming. The Institute was described in as “the world’s largest and best known marriage-counseling center” with a staff of seventy.

Gosneya wealthy California financier, and the Human Betterment Foundation to promote eugenic policies in the state of California.

With Popenoe as his scientific workhorse, Gosney intended to study the sterilization work being done in California and use it to advocate sterilization in other parts of the country and in the world at large. Paul Bowman Popenoe October 16, — June 19, was an American agricultural explorer popeno eugenicist.

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As public interest in eugenics waned, Popenoe focused more of his appliec into marriage counseling, and by the time of the public rejection of eugenics at the end of World War IIwith the revelation of the Nazi Holocaust atrocities, Popenoe had thoroughly redefined himself as primarily a marriage counselor which by that time had lost most of its explicit eugenic overtones. A Summary of Results of 6, Operations in California, popfnoe After attending Occidental College for two years and Stanford University for his Junior year Majoring in English with coursework in biologyPopenoe left school to care for his father and worked for several years as a newspaper editor.


They remained married until her death on 26 June Nicholas, The Century Co. Given the role of clergy in responding to crisis in families, Popenoe increased focus in training the clergy over many years. In the mids, Popenoe began working with E. Along with his advocacy of sterilization programs, Popenoe was also interested in using the principles of German and Austrian marriage-consultation services for eugenic purposes. Library of Congress number: Journal of Economic PerspectivesVolume 19, No.

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During the s he served as a member of the Poenoe Eugenics Society ‘s board of directors along with Charles B. This would culminate in a number of works, most prominently their joint-authored Sterilization for Human Betterment: He was an influential advocate of the compulsory sterilization of the mentally ill and the mentally disabled, and the father of marriage counseling in the United States.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Under his direction, the Institute gave intensive training to over marriage counselors and shorter courses around the U. Leonard”Eugenics and Economics in the Progressive Era”.

This was the second offering of a master’s degree by the Institute. A Summary of Results of 6, Operations in California, in