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Title:
Normality : a critical genealogy / Peter Cryle and Elizabeth Stephens.
Author(s):
Cryle, P. M. (Peter Maxwell), 1946- author.
Stephens, Elizabeth, 1969- author.
Imprint:
Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2017.
©2017
Description:
440 pages ; 24 cm
ISBN:
9780226483863
022648386X
9780226484051
022648405X
Subject(s):
Bibliography, etc. note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted contents note
The normal in nineteenth-century scientific thought
The "normal state" in anatomical and physiological discourse of the 1820s and 1830s
"Counting" in the French medical academy during the 1830s
Rethinking medical statistics: distribution, deviation and type, 1840-1870
Measuring bodies and identifying racial types, c.1860-1880
The dangerous person as a type: criminal anthropology, c. 1880-1900
Anthropometrics and the normal in Francis Galton's anthropological, statistical and eugenic research, c.1870-1910
The dissemination of the normal in twentieth-century culture
Sex and the normal person: sexology, psychoanalysis and sexual hygiene literature, 1870-1930
The object of normality: composite statues of the statistically average American man and woman, 1890-1945
Sex and statistics: the end of normality.
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Olin College Library B105.N65 C79 2017 Library Shelves - BOOK on loan 2018-02-08


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