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The retreat of scientific racism

changing concepts of race in Britain and the United States between the world wars

by Elazar Barkan

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Race,
    • Physical anthropology,
    • Eugenics -- Great Britain -- History,
    • Eugenics -- United States -- History,
    • Racism -- Great Britain -- History,
    • Racism -- United States -- History,
    • Great Britain -- Race relations,
    • United States -- Race relations

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 347-371) and index.

      StatementElazar Barkan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN269 .B368 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 381 p. ;
      Number of Pages381
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1862458M
      ISBN 100521391938
      LC Control Number90020129

      Yet, while scientific racism appears to be a result of past irresponsible scientific practice, it has hardly fallen out of popular favour. In his book, ‘Why Race Matters’, Michael Levin is quoted as saying: “If breeds of dog may differ in intelligence and temperament, there seems to Cited by: 4. Nevertheless, the book does much to arrive at a clearer definition of a frequently misused or sloppily-applied term: racism. It also serves as a decent sketch outline of the emergence of racism as a historical As the title indicates, a short history/5.

        The two monographic accounts of the history of racial anthropology as a discipline, Nancy Stepan’s The Idea of Race in Science (Stepan , ) and Elazar Barkan’s The Retreat of Scientific Racism (Barkan , ) both gain their dramatic tension from the fact that they tell stories of degenerating research programs built on Cited by: 4.   The disturbing return of scientific racism Angela Saini's Superior charts the rise of race science that's being enabled by technology and genetics .

      The Retreat of Scientific Racism Changing Concepts of Race in Britain and the United States between the World Wars. Cambridge University Press, [3] van Galen Last, Rick, and Ralf Futselaar. Black Shame: African Soldiers in Europe, Bloomsbury, . Scientific racism was apparent in 14 of the 30 texts analyzed, due to legitimizing the biological concept of human races, using racist biological representations and naturalizing eugenics through Author: Rutledge Dennis.


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