Title

'Women's Objective - A Perfect Race': Whiteness, eugenics and the articulation of race

RIS ID

95959

Publication Details

Carey, J. L. (2009). 'Women's Objective - A Perfect Race': Whiteness, eugenics and the articulation of race. In L. Boucher, J. L. Carey and K. Ellinghaus (Eds.), Re-Orienting Whiteness: Transnational Perspectives on the History of an Identity (pp. 183-198). New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Additional Publication Information

ISBN: 9780230618855

Abstract

Writing in 1930 for Herself, a magazine published by Sydney's women's organizations with a strongly eugenic focus, Irene Longman, Queensland's first woman member of parliament and sometime president of that state's National Council of Women, reflected on the topic "Women's Objective - A Perfect Race"....

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