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Is Asexualization Ever Justifiable In The Case Of Imbecile Children
At the beginning of a new century we stand before the problems of de­generacy and criminology, in some measure discouraged, yet thoughtful. From the standpoint of ethics we must regard these unfortunates as our wards. From the view point of social evolution we must declare then unfit; we can discover no rational basis for their protection in the inalienable right of liberty of action and the choice of pursuit. They remain an ulcer on our social tissue....
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Title: Is Asexualization Ever Justifiable In The Case Of Imbecile Children
Creator: S.D. Risley (author)
Date: June 1905
Format: Article
Publication: Journal of Psycho-Asthenics
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: vol.9, no.4, pp.92-98
Keywords: Alcohol; Bioethics; Children; Civil Liberties & Rights; Cognitive Disability; Crime; Doctors; Economics; Educational Institutions; Eugenics; Feeblemindedness; Health & Medicine; Heredity; Ideologies; Institutions; Laws & Regulation; Legislation; Medical Professionals; Medicine; Medicine & Science; Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, PA; Policy; Professional Associations; Public Health; Public Health & Welfare; Reproduction; Sexuality; Social Welfare & Communities; Sterilization; Surgery; Women & Gender
Topics: Government, Policy & Law; Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Science, Health & Technology; Social Movements & Advocacy