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Title Struggle for national survival : eugenics in Sino-Japanese contexts, 1896-1945 / Yuehtsen Juliette Chung.
Imprint New York : Routledge, 2002.


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Description 1 online resource (xii, 193 pages)
Series East Asia history, politics, sociology, culture
East Asia (New York, N.Y.)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-189) and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
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Subject Eugenics -- China -- History.
Eugenics -- Japan -- History.
Eugenics -- history.
Contraception -- history.
Family Planning Policy -- history.
History, 19th Century.
History, 20th Century.
Genre History.
Contents 1. Introduction. Eugenics: A Global Interest. Eugenics: Local Signification -- 2. Eugenics and Scientific Disciplines. The American Connection and Nazi Connection. Transplantation: Medicine and Biology. Local Science and Competition Strategy. Eugenics and Disciplining Learning -- 3. Lamarckism versus Mendelism: The Politics of Body and Heredity. Symptoms: National Character and the Eugenicists' Presentation. Diagnosis and Remedies in Eugenic Proposals: Lamarckian or Mendelian? -- 4. Birth Control or Sex Control?: Politics of Knowledge and Reproduction. Sexuality versus Morality: Margaret Sanger and the Birth Control Movement in China and Japan. Politics of Reproduction and Knowledge: Women Scientists and their Lives -- 5. Eugenics in the Second Sino-Japanese War and Population Policies. Japanese Eugenicists' Involvement and Population Policy: Constructing Racial Body and Ethnic Body. Chinese Eugenic Solution and Population Policy: Constructing an Ethnic Nation. Conclusion: Postwar Reflections of Two Eugenicists -- 6. Conclusion: What Can We Learn from Eugenics? -- 7. Epilogue: The Comeback of Eugenics Discourse.
Summary This dissertation is a historical investigation of the relationship between science and society through the comparative study of eugenics movements as they developed in both Japan and China from the 1890s to the 1940s.
Other Title Print version: Chung, Yuehtsen Juliette. Struggle for national survival. New York : Routledge, 2002 9780415933667