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Atavistic tendencies

Dana Seitler

Atavistic tendencies

the culture of science in American modernity

by Dana Seitler

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • Atavism -- History -- 20th century,
  • Atavism -- History -- 19th century,
  • Eugenics in literature,
  • Human reproduction in literature,
  • Biology -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Biology -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
  • Science and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Science and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDana Seitler.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS228.E85 S45 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17050181M
    ISBN 109780816651238, 9780816651245
    LC Control Number2008034070

    Diana Bretherick is a lecturer in criminology and criminal justice at the University of Portsmouth, and the author of The Devil’s Daughters (Orion, ), which features Cesare Lombroso as a character investigating a series of abductions and murders while he begins his research into criminal women. Bretherick was a criminal barrister for Lombroso believed, in other words, that the criminal was essentially an organic anomaly, partly pathological and partly atavistic. The social causes of crime were at most, according to Lombroso, -simply the stimuli which called forth the organic and psychical abnormalities of the by:

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    Information, Communication & Society. Impact Factor. Search in: Advanced search. Submit an article book review. Atavistic Tendencies: The Culture of Science in American Modernity. Joel Tannenbaum. Pages: A criminological perspective that relates body build to behavioral tendencies, temperament, susceptibility to disease, and life expectancy. Utilitarianism A criminological perspective positing that crime prevention and criminal justice must serve the end of providing the greatest good for the greatest number; based on the rationality of.


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Atavistic Tendencies offers new insight into the mutual influence of scientific practice and literary form as it puts the epistemological assumptions of the two fields into historically contextualized dialogue.

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Atavistic Tendencies: The Culture of Science in American Modernity. In this Book. Additional Information. Atavistic Tendencies: The Culture of Science in American Modernity At the beginning of the twentieth century, atavistic theory had widespread social and economic effects on the taxonomies of medicine, the logic of the welfare state Cited by: Get this from a library.

Atavistic tendencies: the culture of science in American modernity. [Dana Seitler] -- "The post-Darwinian theory of atavism forecasted obstacles to human progress in the reappearance of throwback physical or cultural traits after several generations of absence.

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22 black-and-white photos. $ cloth, $ paper.)Author: Kathryn Bond Stockton. Atavistic geographic tendencies I regularly read p-books (paperbooks) for decades, and I've been regularly reading e-books not even a tenth of that time.

Still, I feel like I've generally made the transition. I don't look around for a bookmark any more. I never try to reach for the page to turn it. Recently, though, I. Synonyms for atavistic in Free Thesaurus.

Antonyms for atavistic. 1 synonym for atavistic: throwback. What are synonyms for atavistic. We use the term ‘atavism’ or ‘atavistic’ in both the specialised and arcane literature of the sciences and in everyday speech and writing: ‘his behaviour was atavistic’, ‘he showed atavistic tendencies’ and so forth (Hall, *b, *a, c Hall, *b Hall, *a Hall, c).

The more a criminal resembles an animal, and the lower that animal in the great chain of being, the further he is from civilized humanity. This distance is one of the main things that Lombroso emphasizes throughout his writings, asserting that the criminal is.

Framing these atavistic children or the threat of their appearance against their more common cousins, the light or white-skinned mulatto figure, we thus argue that they function as a dire warning both to black men of any shade and to white women whose wombs white.

Still Life: Adventures in Taxidermy Paperback – March 2, Paleolithic hunters painted animals on the cave hunters have sculpted animals to remind them of atavistic tendencies that are worth revisiting and part of who we are and where we came from/5(60).

The _____study found that the twin pairs studied often showed extremely similar tendencies for criminality. Serotin Atavistic. When a person or feature of an individual is a throwback to an early stage of the evolutionary development that individual (s) are said to be _____ are said to be _____ Dracula.

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Atavistic Tendencies is in many ways a study of temporality, in particular Americans' experience of time at the turn of the twentieth century, and the way in which emergent knowledge projects carried out in the human sciences, aided by new methods and strategies for making the human being knowable, generated understandings of humans as beings Author: Jesse Miller.

atavism (ăt`əvizəm), the appearance in an individual of a characteristic not apparent in the preceding generation. At one time it was believed that such a phenomenon was though.

Research into dark personalities has advocated for the addition of sadism due to its close relationship with other dark traits (Book et al., ).

Lower disgust for atavistic and animalistic tendencies may provide an objective marker of the greater predatory tendencies and desire for power represented by everyday by: 8. Encyclopedia of Criminological Theory Lombroso, Cesare: The Criminal Man Contributors: Chiara Beccalossi possessed the atavistic and degenerative traits that differentiated him from the civilized, tendencies from a young age or who was a habitual offender.

Therefore, according toFile Size: 37KB. Reading Sideways explores the pivotal role that various art forms played in American literary fiction in direct relation to the politics of gender and sexuality in works of modern American tracks the crosswise circulation of aesthetic ideas in fiction and argues that at stake in the aesthetic turn of these works was not only the theorization of aesthetic experience but also an.

The Sekhmet Hypothesis was first published in book form in by Iain Spence. It suggested that pop trends of an atavistic nature could be analysed in relation to Dr. Timothy Leary's interpersonal circumplex model. It also suggested that major youth trends could be correlated to peaks in the 11 year solar cycle; this idea was later rejected by the author in   Dana Seitler is professor of English and director of the Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies at the University of Toronto.

She is the author of Atavistic Tendencies: The Culture of Science in American Modernity () and Reading Sideways: The Queer Politics of Art in Modern American Fiction ().

Her current project, “I’m Dying To! Ecstasy, Withdrawal, Biopolitics,” focuses on forms Author: Dana Seitler.Cesare Lombroso was an Italian criminologist born in Venice, Italy on Novem to parents of Jewish decent.

He wrote several books which were published including a book on antisemitism. Blaming Jewish people for their conditions and proposed assimilation as the answer for problem of preju.