Dysgenics: Genetic Deterioration in Modern Populations

Second Revised Edition 2011
Richard Lynn

Richard Lynn's Dysgenics was published in 1996 and has been out of print for a number of years. To meet continuing demand, this Second Revised Edition updates the first edition and contains two new chapters; one on the decline of the world's IQ, and the other on the dysgenics of immigration.

The term Dysgenics means the deterioration of the genetic quality of the population. It is the opposite of Eugenics, which was coined by Sir Francis Galton in 1883 to mean the improvement of the genetic quality of the population. Galton argued in his Hereditary Genius (1869) that deterioration of the genetic quality of the population was taking place for health, intelligence and moral character. Richard Lynn shows that this was correct and is still present world wide.

Reviewers' comments on this edition

"The case Lynn has assembled for dysgenic fertility for health, intelligence and moral character is compelling."
Raegan Murphy, University College, Cork

"A magisterial treatment."
Thomas Jackson, American Renaissance

"A fascinating, well-written and balanced analysis."
Dr Edward Dutton, Quarterly Review

  • Available formats: paper cover, or e-book (pdf)
  • 381 Pages
  • ISBN 978-0-9568811-1-3 (paper cover)
  • ISBN 978-0-9568811-2-0 (e-book)
  • Published by Ulster Institute for Social Research, London

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