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Eugenics and education in America : institutionalized racism and the implications of history, ideology, and memory

Author: Ann Gibson Winfield
Publisher: New York : Peter Lang, ©2007.
Series: Complicated conversation, v. 18.
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"Education in America was designed to organize, classify, and sort students according to a definition of ability and human worth provided by a racialized scientism known as eugenics - an ideology whose ultimate goal was the establishment of a superior White race. In exposing and addressing eugenics' place in our educational system, this book provides a groundbreaking to, and exceptional correction of, the history of  Read more...
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Winfield, Ann Gibson.
Eugenics and education in America.
New York : Peter Lang, ©2007
(OCoLC)607648141
Online version:
Winfield, Ann Gibson.
Eugenics and education in America.
New York : Peter Lang, ©2007
(OCoLC)608053651
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Gibson Winfield
ISBN: 0820481467 9780820481463
OCLC Number: 70659989
Description: xxii, 195 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Foreword --
Acknowledgements --
Introduction --
1. Ideology, tools, and perspective --
What is eugenics? --
Fear of the "other" --
The dilution of genetic "stock" --
Immune to invalidation --
Dissemination campaign --
Sterilization of the unfit --
Progressive roots --
Eugenics and education : the "fathers" of curriculum --
Testing as a tool --
Why it matters --
How it matters --
Role of collective memory --
2. Memory, history, and culture --
Memory and history --
Memory --
Sustaining social contexts --
Memory within the family --
Memory and social class --
Manipulation of memory --
The role of virtue --
Types of memory : personal, cognitive, and habit --
History and memory --
Constructionism and constructivism --
3. Popular, media, and material culture --
Artifacts and objects --
Artifacts and beliefs --
Shaping perception --
Mass culture --
Myths and symbols --
Cultural transmission --
Meaning emerges --
Verbal influence --
4. Early race theory : from science to civic virtue --
Great chain of being --
From religion to biology --
Puritan legacy --
Myth of errand and progress --
Darwin to Comte : science and race unite --
Darwin --
Positivism --
Social Darwinism --
"Survival of the fittest" --
"White man's burden" --
Eugenics and science --
Francis Galton --
Karl Pearson --
Progressive movement --
5. Eugenics : content and context --
Eugenic beliefs and imperatives --
Heredity --
Race and difference --
Ability and degeneracy --
The social crisis : immigration --
Poverty --
Crime and dependency --
6. The moral solution --
Marriage and immigration --
Disseminate the message --
7. Education, a new frontier --
A new frontier --
Early conceptions of curriculum --
Humanists and mental discipline --
Developmentalists and child study --
Social efficiency and sorting --
Social meliorists and justice --
Confluence of philosophies --
Thorndike --
Bobbitt --
Hall --
Goddard --
Charters --
8. Ability and degeneracy in the schools --
Ability --
Questioning the rhetoric --
Transitioning into the modern era --
Developments in education --
Scientific curriculum 1946-1965 --
The legacy : race and education --
Social impact of Brown --
Academic differences --
Health and safety --
9. Epilogue, excavating memory --
Notes --
References --
Index.
Series Title: Complicated conversation, v. 18.
Responsibility: Ann Gibson Winfield.
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"Education in America was designed to organize, classify, and sort students according to a definition of ability and human worth provided by a racialized scientism known as eugenics - an ideology whose ultimate goal was the establishment of a superior White race. In exposing and addressing eugenics' place in our educational system, this book provides a groundbreaking to, and exceptional correction of, the history of curriculum in America."--Jacket.

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