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 similar American eugenics campaigns: early twentieth-century anti-immigration crusades; clinical versions and interventions imposed on (and occasionally embraced through) lesbians, gays, transgendered humans, and bisexuals; and the obligatory sterilization of bad ladies and girls of colour. all through, her paintings unearths how developed notions of race, gender, sexuality, and country are placed to ideological makes use of and the way "faith in technology" can undermine revolutionary social hobbies, drawing liberals and conservatives alike into eugenics-based discourse and policies.
Nancy Ordover is an autonomous student who lives in long island City.
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American Eugenics: Race, Queer Anatomy, and the Science of Nationalism by Nancy Ordover