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The Racial Economy of Science

Toward a Democratic Future (Race, Gender, and Science)
  • 544 Pages
  • 3.15 MB
  • English
Indiana University Press
Economics, Philosophy of science, Sociology, Popular Culture - General, Political aspects, History, Minorities in science, Science, Social as
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9340606M
ISBN 100253208106
ISBN 139780253208101

By racial economy Harding means those institutions, assumptions, and practices that are responsible for disproportionately distributing along 'racial' lines the benefits of Western science to the haves and the bad consequences to the have—nots, thereby enlarging the gap between them.5/5(4).

The Racial Economy of Science: Toward a Democratic Future on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.5/5(3). The ""Racial"" Economy of Science: Toward a Democratic Future. "The classic and recent essays gathered here will challenge scholars in the natural sciences, philosophy, sociology, anthropology, and women's studies to examine the role of racism in the construction and application of the sciences/5.

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The "Racial" economy of science: toward a democratic future User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict Have Western sciences been entirely progressive, particularly in regards to "race?'' Or is 1/5(1).

'The Racial Economy of Science' encompassed a range of crucial issues, including a critical revaluation of the sciences in pre-modern high cultures of China, Africa, and the Andes; how science legitimated culturally approved definitions of race difference; the dependence of Third World research of First World agendas; race, imperialism, and the application of scientific technologies in 4/5(30).

Never has a book been more timely." -- Darlene Clark Hine. These authors dispute science's legitimation of culturally approved definitions of race difference -- including craniology and the measurement of IQ, the notorious Tuskegee syphilis experiments, and the dependence of.

Thinking from Women’s Lives and The Science Question in Feminism, and editor of Feminism and Methodology: Social Science Issues.

Reviews ““The classic and recent essays gathered here will challenge scholars in the natural sciences, philosophy, sociology, anthropology, and women’s studies to examine the role of racism in the construction and application of the sciences. groups whose racial statuses are determined, andwhose racial characteristics are defined, by sociopolitical expediencies.

This paper attempts to document the variability in the criteria upon which popular racial classifications are based and to show that scientific discussions of race often reflect and reinforce popular notions about human by:   And as Angela Saini convincingly argues in her new book, Superior: The Return of Race Science, published May 21 by Beacon Press, the “problem of the color line” still survives today in 21st.

Mosse, George L. Toward the Final Solution: A History of European n: University of Wisconsin Press, (DS M ) [Find in a library near you (external link)] Traces the development of racist beliefs in Europe from the eighteenth through the twentieth century showing the intellectual roots of Nazi doctrines regarding racial hygiene and anti-Semitism.

Racial Discrimination in the Sharing Economy: of Science and Technology, Indiana University, New York University, Northwestern University, Stanford University, with the racial gap found in contexts ranging from labor markets to online lending to classified ads to taxicabs.3Cited by:   Superior: The Return of Race Science by Angela Saini is published by 4th Estate (£).

To order a copy go to or. Scientific racism, sometimes termed biological racism, is a pseudoscientific belief that empirical evidence exists to support or justify racism (racial discrimination), racial inferiority, or racial superiority.

Historically, scientific racism received credence throughout the scientific community, but it is no longer considered scientific.

THE "RACIAL" ECONOMY of SCIENCE: TOWARD a DEMOCRATIC FUTURE, Edited by Sandra Harding  Honig, Carlye () Related Items in Google Scholar ©— Bioethics Research Library Box Washington DC. Racism is creeping back into mainstream science – we have to stop it Many of its writers became sources for the notorious book The Bell and is researching a book on science and race.

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4 The Construction of Race & Racism The Construction of Race & Racism 5 Science as a justification for racism: D uring the 19th century, Darwin published On the Origin of the Species (), his book documenting the process of evolution. Darwin believed in a natural order to the development of spe-cies; the weak die off and the strong survive File Size: KB.

Measuring Racial Discrimination considers the definition of race and racial discrimination, reviews the existing techniques used to measure racial discrimination, and identifies new tools and areas for future research. The book conducts a thorough evaluation of current methodologies for a wide range of circumstances in which racial.

Racism and discrimination are wrong as a matter of principle, not of science. That said, it is hard to see anything in the new understanding of race that gives ammunition to racists. Kreiger, Nancy and Mary Bassett. The Health of Black Folk: Disease, Class, and Ideology in Science.

In The "Racial" Economy of Science, Jones, James. The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment: "A Moral Astigmatism." In The "Racial" Economy of Science, Monday April 8: Race and Medicine III. Landecker, Hannah.

Harding The "Racial" Economy of Science, pp. Kevles In The Name of Eugenics: Genetics and the Uses of Human Heredity ch.

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Tuesday Measuring heads and bodies; race, gender and the role of analogy in science. Gould The Mismeasure of Man chs. Harding The "Racial" Economy of Science, pp.

Thursday Eugenics and the. Examining the economic outcomes of both public and private sector market forces on groups distinguished by racial, tribal, ethnic, gender, and linguistic differences; Wide-ranging coverage includes economics, sociology, political science, public policy, and other relevant disciplines.

Robert Manduca Sociological Science, Ma DOI /v5.a8 Abstract More than 50 years after the Civil Rights Act, black–white family income disparities in the United States remain almost exactly the same as what they were in Cited by: 6.“An intense and compact resource for understanding how the political economy of racism evolved in the United States."—Science & Society.

Racism is about more than individual prejudice. And it is hardly the relic of a past era.In the s and early s, scientists in Europe and the Americas studied “race science”—the idea that humankind is divided into separate and unequal races. They tried to explain the contradiction between the belief in human equality expressed during the American and French Revolutions and the emergence of slavery in the United States.