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American Eugenics Race, Queer Anatomy, and the Science of Nationalism

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ISBN-10: 0816635595

ISBN-13: 9780816635597

Edition: 2003

Authors: Nancy Ordover

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List price: $22.50
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publication date: 1/13/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
National Hygiene: Twentieth-Century Immigration and the Eugenics Lobby
ImagiNation
Calculating Hysteria
The Immigrant Within
The Pioneer Fund: Scientific Racism and the Eugenic Endowment
"Indiscriminate Kindness" and "Maudlin Sentimentalism": Fighting the "Philanthropic" Impulse
The Abiding Panic
Queer Anatomy: One Hundred Years of Diagnosis, Dissection, and Political Strategy
Science as Savior
Delineating Deviance: Moral Imperatives, Hereditarian Hypotheses, and the Letter of the Law
Biological Apologists: Appeals and Miscalculations
Gender, Race, and the Strategy of Metaphor
Homosexuality and the Bio/Psych Merge: An Additive Model of Causation Theories
AIDS, Backlash, and the Myth of Liberatory Biologism
Sterilization and Beyond: The Liberal Appeal of the Technofix
Liberal Loopholes
Buck v. Bell and Before
Margaret Sanger and the Eugenic Compact
Physical Fallout: Racism, Eugenics, and Liberal Accomplices after World War II
New Technologies, Old Politics: Norplant and Beyond
Disability and Eugenics: The Constant Consensus
Quinacrine, the Next Wave
Conclusion
Notes
Index