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In 'Parenthood and Race Culture: An Outline of Eugenics' by C. W. Saleeby, the author delves into the controversial topic of eugenics and its implications on society. Saleeby meticulously discusses the impact of genetic selection on future generations and explores the potential consequences of promoting certain racial characteristics. Written in a clear and objective manner, the book provides a comprehensive overview of eugenics and challenges readers to think critically about the ethical implications of selective breeding. Saleeby's literary style is academic and persuasive, appealing to readers interested in social sciences and genetics. The book is a valuable contribution to the eugenics discourse, shedding light on a complex and sensitive subject. C. W. Saleeby, a respected medical writer and social scientist, brings a unique perspective to the discussion of eugenics. His background in both medicine and sociology lends credibility to his arguments and positions him as a leading authority on this controversial topic. 'Parenthood and Race Culture' is a must-read for anyone interested in understanding the historical and current debates surrounding eugenics and its impact on society.


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Parenthood and Race Culture: An Outline of Eugenics
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<p>Caleb Williams Saleeby (1878?1940) was a noted British physician, writer, and advocate of eugenics, born in England to parents of Armenian descent. Saleeby\'s contributions to the field of eugenics were significant during the early 20th century, a period when such ideologies were gaining traction. An alumnus of the University of Edinburgh, he practiced medicine before his interests shifted toward social and preventive medicine, leading him into the realms of public health and social commentary. Influenced by the works of Francis Galton, Saleeby became an ardent proponent of eugenics, the supposed science of improving human populations through controlled breeding. His book, \'Parenthood and Race Culture: An Outline of Eugenics\' (1909), encapsulates these ideas, presenting an argument for eugenics as a civic duty toward the improvement of future generations. Saleeby\'s literary style is often characterized by its persuasive and didactic tone, aiming to educate the public on health and societal well-being. Though his views on eugenics were aligned with a movement that is now widely discredited and criticized for its ethical, moral, and scientific failings, Saleeby\'s works serve as historical artifacts, providing insight into the sociocultural context of his time and the ideologies that once shaped public health policies. Throughout his career, Saleeby also contributed to various periodicals and authored other works related to health, sunlight, and the well-being of society.</p>
ISBN: 8596547124306
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