Selling eugenics: the case of Sweden
作者: Maria BjörkmanSven Widmalm
刊名: Notes and Records of the Royal Society, 2010, Vol.64 (4), pp.379-400
来源数据库: Royal Society
DOI: 10.1098/rsnr.2010.0009
关键词: Swedeneugenicsnetworksmedia
原始语种摘要: This paper traces the early (1910s to 1920s) development of Swedish eugenics through a study of the social network that promoted it. The eugenics network consisted mainly of academics from a variety of disciplines, but with medicine and biology dominating; connections with German scientists who would later shape Nazi biopolitics were strong. The paper shows how the network used political lobbying (for example, using contacts with academically accomplished MPs) and various media strategies to gain scientific and political support for their cause, where a major goal was the creation of a eugenics institute (which opened in 1922). It also outlines the eugenic vision of the institute's first director, Herman Lundborg. In effect the network, and in particular Lundborg, promoted the view that...
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  • eugenics 优生学
  • network 网络
  • institute 研究所
  • vision 视力
  • Sweden 瑞典
  • shape 形状
  • political 政治
  • paper 
  • example 标本
  • accomplished 完成