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The rhetoric of eugenics in Anglo-American thought

by Marouf Arif Hasian

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Published by University of Georgia Press in Athens .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Eugenics -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Eugenics -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [233]-259) and index.

      Other titlesEugenics
      StatementMarouf Arif Hasian, Jr.
      SeriesThe University of Georgia Humanities Center series on science and the humanities
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ755.5.U5 H38 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 265 p. ;
      Number of Pages265
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL782023M
      ISBN 100820317713
      LC Control Number95013953

      Kline, Wendy. Building a Better Race: Gender, Sexuality, and Eugenics From the Turn of the Century to the Baby Boom. Berkeley: University of California Press. Hasian, Marouf A. Rhetoric of Eugenics in Anglo-American Thought. Athens: University of Georgia Press. Paul, Diane B. Marouf A. Hasian, Jr., The Rhetoric of Eugenics in Anglo-American Thought (Athens: University of Georgia Press, ), x + pp., $ What was "eugenics" and why does it matter? Two new books address these questions by examining the scientific movement christened by Francis Galton from a Greek root meaning "wellbom.".

      Hasian, The Rhetoric of Eugenics in Anglo-American Thought, Ibid. Baber, “‘Out of the Night’ by H.J. Muller, Book Review.” McCoy, "Education for Labour: Social Problems of Nationhood", Hasian, The Rhetoric of Eugenics in Anglo-American Thought, Hasian, Marouf Arif, Jr. "Race and African American Interpretations of Eugenics." In The Rhetoric of Eugenics in Anglo-American Thought. Athens, Greece: University of Georgia Press, , pp. ISBN: Hudson, Nicholas. "From 'Nation' to 'Race': The Origin of Racial Classification." Eighteenth Century Stud no. 3 (

        World Building, Citizenship, and Disability: The Strange World of Kazuo Ishiguro’s Never Let Me Go. Hereditarian attitudes in American thought. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press. The rhetoric of eugenics in Anglo-American thought. Athens: University of Georgia : Rosemarie Garland-Thomson. The Meanings of the Gene is a compelling look at societal hopes and fears about genetics in the course of the twentieth century. The work of scientists and doctors in advancing genetic research and its applications has been accompanied by plenty of discussion in the popular press—from Good Housekeeping and Forbes to Ms. and the Congressional Record—about such topics as eugenics Cited by:


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Ranging in subject from England's poor laws to the Human Genome Project, The Rhetoric of Eugenics in Anglo-American Thought is one of the first books to look at the history and development of the eugenics movement in Anglo-American culture.

Unlike other works that focus on the movement's historical aberrancies or the claims of its hardline proponents, this study highlights the often unnoticed ways in which the language and ideas of eugenics Author: Marouf A. Hasian The rhetoric of eugenics in Anglo-American thought book.

The Rhetoric of Eugenics in Anglo-American Thought - Marouf Arif Hasian - Google Books. Ranging in subject from England's poor laws to the Human Genome Project, The Rhetoric of Eugenics in Anglo-American Thought is one of the first books to look at the history and development of the eugenics movement in Anglo-American culture.

Ranging in subject from England's poor laws to the Human Genome Project, The Rhetoric of Eugenics in Anglo-American Thought is one of the first books to look at the history and development of the eugenics movement in Anglo-American culture.

Unlike other works that focus on the movement's historical aberrancies or the claims of its hardline proponents, this study highlights the often unnoticed ways in which the language and ideas of eugenics.

Ranging in subject from England's poor laws to the Human Genome Project, The Rhetoric of Eugenics in Anglo-American Thought is one of the first books to look at the history and development of the eugenics movement in Anglo-American culture.

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Hasian: /5(1). ©— Bioethics Research Library Box Washington DC "The value of this book lies in its demonstration of the rich varietyin the Anglo-American eugenics discourse.

Hasian's analysis is impressive, providing a rich feast of eugenics commentaries. His critique of the secondaryliterature on eugenics is sophisticated, and it is studded with illuminatingobservations."--Nicole H. Rafter, Northeastern University Adds a truly new dimension to the study ofeugenics.

Hasian, Marouf Arif. The Rhetoric of Eugenics in Anglo-American Thought. Athens, GA: U of Georgia P, Print. 2 - rebirth of eugenic discourse in the late twentieth century 2 - rhetoric of "necessity" (precursor of crisis rhetoric?) 5 - popularity of eugenics in democratic communities 5 - "scientific rationalization of class and race.

Ranging in subject from England's poor laws to the Human Genome Project, The Rhetoric of Eugenics in Anglo-American Thought is one of the first books to look at the history and development of the eugenics movement in Anglo-American : Marouf A.

Hasian Jr. The New Yorker_ _ran a lengthy four-part series on eugenics inand a number of books have been published on the topic. Many of these works approach the story of American eugenics Author: Andrea Denhoed.

The Rhetoric of Eugenics in Anglo-American Thought. (The University of Georgia Humanities Center Series on Science and t We use cookies to enhance your experience on our continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of : Elazar Barkan. 30 38 Parl. Deb., H. (5th ser.), and ().

Charles Roberts also used the word ‘eugenics’ during parliamentary debate in a guarded statement that did not commit him to support or to oppose final passage of the bill, but he used the term in a disparaging way by saying, ‘I would ask people before they make up their minds on the latest novelty of the eugenics theory to Cited by: The Rhetoric of Eugenics in Anglo-American Thought.

Athens, GA: The University of Georgia Press, ; Heffernan, Michael. “Fin de Siècle, Fin du Monde. On the Origins of European Geopolitics; –” In Geopolitical Traditions: A Century of Geopolitical Thought, edited by Klaus Dodds and David A.

Atkinson, Author: Amanda M. Caleb. Hasian, Marouf Arif. The Rhetoric of Eugenics in Anglo-American Thought. Athens, GA: U of Georgia P, Print. 2 – rebirth of eugenic discourse in the late twentieth century 2 – rhetoric of “necessity” (precursor of crisis rhetoric?) 5.

The Rhetoric of Eugenics in Anglo-American Thought is reviewed at The Net Net, in the Jissue. This page has no illusions about objectivity or comprehensiveness.

It is merely a jumping-off point in the search for discussions and documents about eugenics. Eugenics is, once again, making a very public ascent." In the first section of the book, Ordover traces the history, rhetoric and supposed scientific research that was a significant element of race-based eugenics propaganda and legislation/5.

Genetics and the Uses of Human Heredity. Author: Daniel J. Kevles; Publisher: Knopf ISBN: Category: Science Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Daniel Kevles traces the study and practice of eugenics--the science of "improving" the human species by exploiting theories of heredity--from its inception in the late nineteenth century to its most recent manifestation within the field of.

HasianMarouf Rhetoric of Eugenics in Anglo-American Thought. (The University of Georgia Humanities Center Series on Science and the Humanities.) Athens, Ga. The first book you’ve chosen, In the Name of Eugenics by Daniel Kevles (), gives a broad overview of the history of the uses of eugenics.

Dan Kevles’s book was one of the first of a new generation of writers. It is quite an old book now, and is still great, which is pretty fantastic. It was the first of these new studies on eugenics. Books on the Eugenics Movement Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

Inin a book describing his view of human genetics, Berkeley sociologist Troy Duster spoke about a back door to eugenics, one that is Cited by: 8 Marouf A. Hasian, Jr., The Rhetoric of Eugenics in Anglo-American Thought (Athens: University of Georgia Press, ), pp.This analysis is a central focus of Hasian's book, but these two pages provide some straightforward examples.

9 Hasian's The Rhetoric of Eugenics in Anglo-American Thought examines the language.Eugenic thought and practice swept the world from the late nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century in a remarkable transnational phenomenon.

Eugenics informed social and scientific policy across the political spectrum, from liberal welfare measures in emerging social-democratic states to feminist ambitions for birth control, from public health campaigns to totalitarian dreams of the.