Eugenics and the Nature-Nurture Debate in the Twentieth Century (BOK)

Aaron Gillette

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Gillette shows that the sciences of sociobiology and evolutionary psychology were undergoing rapid development in the early twentieth century. However, many of the early researchers in these sciences were also eugenicists. With the rise of behaviorism and the reaction against eugenics in the 1930s, any scientific claims that behavior might be influenced by heredity were suppressed for ideological reasons.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2011 Forfatter Aaron Gillette
ISBN 9780230108455
Antall sider 250 Dimensjoner 14cm x 21,6cm x 1,6cm
Vekt 333 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Social & cultural history, Social theory, Genetics (non-medical), Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments