Thesis ID: CBB578195827

Scientific Racism's Role in the Social Thought of African Intellectual, Moral, and Physical Inferiority (2019)

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Kimani S. K. Nehusi (Advisor)
Evans, Jazmin Antwynette (Author)


Kimani S. K. Nehusi
Temple University
Pages: 61
Publication date: 2019
Language: English


Publication Date: 2019
Physical Details: 61

Scientific Racism was a method used by some to legitimize racist social thought without any compelling scientific evidence. This study seeks to identify, through the Afrocentric Paradigm, some of these studies and how they have influenced the modern western institution of medicine. It is also the aim of this research to examine the ways Africans were exploited by the western institution of medicine to progress the field. Drawing on The Post Traumatic Slave Theory, I will examine how modern-day Africans in America are affected by the experiences of enslaved Africans.

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Authors & Contributors
Farber, Paul Lawrence
Gamble, Vanessa Northington
Holloway, Karla F. C.
Long, Margaret Geneva
Morgan, Jennifer L.
Pollock, Anne
Journals
Bulletin of the History of Medicine
Publishers
Oxford University Press
Johns Hopkins University Press
University of Minnesota Press
Purdue University (Lafayette, Indiana)
University of Toronto
Tulane University
Concepts
African Americans
Racism
Medicine and race
African Americans and science
Science and race
Slavery
People
Du Bois, William Edward B.
Locke, Alain
Washington, Booker Taliaferro
Wertham, Fredric
Bishop, Shelton Hale
Wright, Richard
Time Periods
19th century
20th century
21st century
18th century
20th century, early
Places
United States
Caribbean
Pennsylvania (U.S.)
Germany
North America
New York City (New York, U.S.)
Institutions
Association of Minority Health Professions Schools (AMHPS)
Lafargue Mental Hygiene Clinic
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