By Nancy Ordover
American Eugenics demonstrates how organic theories of race, gender, and sexuality are crucially associated via a priority with regulating the "unfit." those hyperlinks emerge in Ordover's exam of 3 separate yet finally comparable American eugenics campaigns: early twentieth-century anti-immigration crusades; clinical versions and interventions imposed on (and occasionally embraced via) lesbians, gays, transgendered humans, and bisexuals; and the obligatory sterilization of terrible girls and ladies of colour. all through, her paintings finds how built notions of race, gender, sexuality, and state are positioned to ideological makes use of and the way "faith in technological know-how" can undermine revolutionary social events, drawing liberals and conservatives alike into eugenics-based discourse and policies.
Nancy Ordover is an self sustaining student who lives in long island City.
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American Eugenics: Race, Queer Anatomy, and the Science of Nationalism by Nancy Ordover