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Maria Sophia Quine

technologization and medicalization of the female body as a defective organism and reproductive apparatus in need of remedy and repair. Female fertility and the female body became objects of intense public debate, scientific scrutiny, and medical intervention. The specter of racial sterility, so central to the

Roger Griffin

accumulating that the ‘bonifica’ of Italian society as the precondition of its rebirth involved projects that in some quarters were formulated in the language of racial hygiene and positive eugenics. Maria Quine is the author of major works on 20th century population politics and the emergence of a Fascist

-Cultural Comparison. Toward a Better Understanding of International Fascism 62–63 Volume 1, No. 2 Articles Mircea Platon: The Iron Guard and the ‘Modern State’. Iron Guard Leaders Vasile Marin and Ion I. Moţa, and the ‘New European Order’ 65–90 Roger Griffin: Introduction to M.S. Quine’s ‘RacialSterility

Paul Weindling

to National Socialism, when the critics formed organisations across Europe. Here we see the Central European critique shaping a wider resistance to biologically based racial programmes. Keywords eugenics, racial hygiene, Darwinism, critics of eugenics, Alfred Ploetz, Friedrich Hertz, Ignaz Zollschan

Patrick Bernhard

–114. 12 Maria Sophia Quine, ‘RacialSterility” and “Hyperfecundity” in Fascist Italy: Biological Politics of Sex and Reproduction,’ Fascism 1 (2012): 92–144, accessed 8 November 2017, doi : 10.1086/599247 . 13 Quine, ‘Racial "Sterility",’ 132. 14 Ibid., 92. 15 A strikingly

D.D. Crary and P.B. Sawin

GENETIC AND PHYSIOLOGICAL BACKGROUND OF REPRODUCTION IN THE RABBIT II. SOME RACIAL DIFFERENCES IN THE PATTERN OF MATERNAL BEHAVIOR1) by P. B. SAWIN and D. D. CRARY (R. B. Jackson Memorial Laboratory, Bar Harbor, Maine) (with 1 fig) (Rec. 15-IX-1953) INTRODUCTION In the rabbit the behavior of

Christian Promitzer

similar debates in Russia. In the wake of Bulgaria’s defeat in the First World War the focus of eugenic thinking shifted from the left to the right wing of the political specter with German racial hygiene as a new landmark. Th e article ends with the Bulgarian health legislation of 1929 which introduced

Calin Cotoi

( Bărbulescu 2015 ). For example, Constantin Istrati was able to create a synthesis centered on the “racial degeneracy” of the “Romanian element” using tropes on degeneration—introduced, strangely enough, by anarchist exiles in Romania—and anti-Semitic arguments focused on the demographic danger posed by

Alan Johnson

simplicity’. 4 The imagination – and the comedic is a form of the imagination – can help ward off theoretical sterility. ‘Comedy uncovers the absurd truth which is why people are so afraid of being laughed at in real life’ said John Carey in his book on Dickens, The Violent EfŽ gy . 5 Lukács’s little joke

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Luiz Renato Martins

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dictatorship, as well as to the neoliberal cycle of transition and adjustment soon after – is arguably the most aberrant example of the authoritarianism and racial segregation of the Brazilian intellectual order. Moreover, in doing this, USP does not diverge from the normal and current pattern within the