Eugenics: A Reassessment

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Greenwood Publishing Group, 2001 - Psychology - 366 pages
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RICHARD LYNN is Professor Emeritus of Psychology, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland./e Professor Lynn has held positions at the University of Exeter and the Dublin Economic and Social Research Institute. Among his earlier publications are Educational Achievement in Japan and Dysgenics: Genetic Deterioration in Modern Populations (Praeger, 1996).

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