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Normality : a critical genealogy / Peter Cryle and Elizabeth Stephens.

Author/creator Cryle, P. M. (Peter Maxwell), 1946- author.
Other author/creatorStephens, Elizabeth, 1969- author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2017.
Copyright Notice ©2017
Description440 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Subject(s)
Contents The normal in nineteenth-century scientific thought -- The "normal state" in anatomical and physiological discourse of the 1820s and 1830s -- "Counting" in the French medical academy during the 1830s -- Rethinking medical statistics: distribution, deviation and type, 1840-1870 -- Measuring bodies and identifying racial types, c.1860-1880 -- The dangerous person as a type: criminal anthropology, c. 1880-1900 -- Anthropometrics and the normal in Francis Galton's anthropological, statistical and eugenic research, c.1870-1910 -- The dissemination of the normal in twentieth-century culture -- Sex and the normal person: sexology, psychoanalysis and sexual hygiene literature, 1870-1930 -- The object of normality: composite statues of the statistically average American man and woman, 1890-1945 -- Sex and statistics: the end of normality.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Genre/formHistory.
LCCN 2016051200
ISBN9780226483863 hardcover ; alkaline paper
ISBN022648386X hardcover ; alkaline paper
ISBN9780226484051 paperback ; alkaline paper
ISBN022648405X paperback ; alkaline paper
ISBNelectronic book

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