British eugenics and 'race-crossing': a study of an interwar investigation

New Formations - ISSN 0950-2378
Volume 2006 Number 60

British eugenics and 'race-crossing': a study of an interwar investigation
Lucy Bland pages -


Examines a fascinating interwar investigation about race and ‘race-crossing’, a study carried out in Liverpool about children of mixed parentage living in Liverpool, and based on anthropometrics. Bland’s account of the study illuminates how diverse groups of social researchers shared and consolidated ideas about racial types in the name of eugenic improvement.

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