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Radical History Review (2007) 2007 (99): 187–201.
Published: 01 October 2007
... is controversial.”1 Kansas was not alone in this exercise. In Dover, Pennsylvania, eight families sued their school board over its decision in October 2004 to require schoolteach- ers to read the following statement before ninth-grade biology classes: “Because Darwin’s theory is a theory, it continues...
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Radical History Review (2012) 2012 (114): 139–163.
Published: 01 October 2012
... (On) The Biopolitics of Walking in Australia’s Frontier Towns Tess Lea, Martin Young, Francis Markham, Catherine Holmes, and Bruce Doran This article explores contemporary tactics of dispossession in the still-­frontier towns of Alice Springs and Darwin in the Northern Territory (NT) of Australia...
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Radical History Review (1986) 1986 (36): 47–61.
Published: 01 October 1986
... natural and social science -particularly on the work of Charles Darwin, Herbert Spencer, and social scientists influenced by them. Socialists obviously were not ”social Darwinists” in the traditional sense of that term. But, like many earlier, non-Marxian socialists, most did accept...
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Radical History Review (1998) 1998 (71): 11–18.
Published: 01 May 1998
..., and proudly begun to fulfill the promise of the twentieth century’s most prophetic scourge of hate and destruction-once America’s enemy. Hitler most fully enacted and popularized the social Darwinism that dominates so much of America’s current agenda. Only Hitlerian words, made policy in Germany...
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Radical History Review (1987) 1987 (39): 152–154.
Published: 01 October 1987
... perspective, its base among skilled and self-educated workers and its passion for the study of both Darwinism and Marxism made the PP a strikingly responsible caretaker for the Kerr enterprise. Led by Karacher and A1 Wysocki, the Proletarians ran the Kerr Company until 1971, reprinting classic...
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (127): 103–124.
Published: 01 January 2017
..., and sexuality studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Her most recent book, Ghost Stories for Darwin: The Science of Variation and the Politics of Diversity (2014), was selected as a Choice outstanding academic title for 2015. © 2017 by MARHO: The Radical Historians' Organization, Inc...
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Radical History Review (1998) 1998 (71): 196–206.
Published: 01 May 1998
... the intellectual lure of arguments root- ed in ”nature”-such as social Darwinism, Malthusian theories of population control, and the eugenical sciences of ”better breed- ing”-held powerful, rational appeal. Thus, Lederer might have tried to understand the antivivisectionist movement against the backdrop...
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Radical History Review (1991) 1991 (51): 132–137.
Published: 01 October 1991
... held feminists responsible for contributing to the degeneration of the RADICAL HISTORY REVIEW 51~133-1371991 134/RADICAL HISTORY REVIEW [white] race. However, the very use of evolutionary rhetoric also lent a certain credence to social Darwinism. In some cases, moreover...
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Radical History Review (1999) 1999 (73): 22–46.
Published: 01 January 1999
... Darwin, Herbert Spencer, and Joseph-Arthur de Gobineau, had a profound influence in Latin America.6Yet in that world ”under Darwin’s sway,” the Cuban move- ment’s principal intellectual leader, Jose Marti, professed the equality of all races. Indeed he went further, boldly asserting...
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Radical History Review (2004) 2004 (89): 185–190.
Published: 01 May 2004
... modernism for him was not just a hermetic, formalist category but a way of displacing and reimagining issues of human community and geopolitical space. “Emerson anticipated Darwin,” remarks Martí in one of his later notebooks. “Poetry saw it first...
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Radical History Review (1997) 1997 (68): 165–171.
Published: 01 May 1997
... and circumscribed nature of the knowledge produced by Newton and Darwin, they write: Yet much of their science was also reasonably true to nature, and remains in use. The practice of science which can be value-laden, sub- jective, gendered, theory-oriented, and also metaphysically informed...
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Radical History Review (2023) 2023 (145): 37–61.
Published: 01 January 2023
... in the scientific practice of mutual aid was informed by his friend and fellow anarchist, geographer Peter Kropotkin. Kropotkin’s most influential work on science and politics was Mutual Aid: A Factor of Evolution . Kropotkin’s work on Mutual Aid began in the 1880s as a refutation of social Darwinism’s emphasis...
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Radical History Review (2022) 2022 (143): 89–108.
Published: 01 May 2022
... Jones and Tanya O’Sullivan have argued for the complexity of the diverse inspirations that drew Haddon and Browne out into the Irish “field.” It had roots in the post-Darwin “origin debates” of that period of science, as well as in the fractious nature of society and politics in the Home Rule “moment...
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Radical History Review (2003) 2003 (85): 114–123.
Published: 01 January 2003
... political voyage, the party appears to have discarded its compass midocean, to the point where the leadership became reluctant to judge any policy against any crite- rion except that of electoral merit. Fianna Fail displayed a sort of political Darwin- ism...
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Radical History Review (1986) 1986 (36): 137–148.
Published: 01 October 1986
... employers and employees alike. Laissez-faire and Social Darwinism were late nineteenth-century constructions, ironically appearing at the same moment in time when capital was beginning to act in greater associational and corporatist ways. Probably the best way of encapsulating and describing...
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Radical History Review (1979) 1979 (20): 206–237.
Published: 01 May 1979
... selection. Contemporaries realized that Darwinian natural economy, the competitive struggle of all against all for profit suggested troubling parallels to political economy. Darwin himself realized his debt to Thomas Malthuscarcity was the motor of nature as well as of history...
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Radical History Review (2007) 2007 (99): 202–213.
Published: 01 October 2007
... of a History of Science, ed. Michel Serrès (London: Blackwell, 1995), 526 – 53. This controversy started before Charles Darwin’s The Origin of Species could have been absorbed by French scientists (it was published in 1859; the French translation did not appear for another decade...
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Radical History Review (2003) 2003 (85): 24–36.
Published: 01 January 2003
... needed at the end of the Second World War is no longer necessary.10 The deindustrialization of society and the massive layoffs of workers spawned the revitalization of the ideas of social Darwinism, which justified the unequal dis- tribution of wealth...
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (127): 63–85.
Published: 01 January 2017
... of Postcolonial Studies (2009), “Science, Colonialism, Postcoloniality”; and coeditor of the journal Osiris . Recent publications include “Materialism, Slavery, and the History of Jamaica,” Isis (2014), and “Darwin and the Ethnologists,” Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016). He is currently...
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Radical History Review (2007) 2007 (99): 214–226.
Published: 01 October 2007
... Darwin and Bishop Wilberforce following the publication of The Origin of Species, between Clarence Darrow and William Jennings Bryan for the hearts and minds of the jurors assembled to settle the fate of John Thomas Scopes, and as a straightforward confrontation between science and superstition...