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Feeble-mindedness

its causes and consequences.

by Henry Herbert Goddard

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesMental illness and social policy : the American experience, Mental illness and social policy
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21378619M
ISBN 100405052073
OCLC/WorldCa632289

  Let us be honest, dear reader, such a temptation is hard to resist, after all both of us we are but human beings and therefore susceptible to feeble-mindedness, i.e. to the central theme of the present book. That makes it all the more important that we pull ourselves together! The book's organization is chronological; early chapters focus on institutionalization, the development of the state's sterilization law, and the definition and construction of "feeble-minded" persons.

feeble-mindedness n noun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (inability to reason well) (figurato) mente offuscata, mente non lucida nf sostantivo femminile: Identifica un essere, un oggetto o un concetto che assume genere femminile: scrittrice, aquila, lampada, moneta, felicità. The first edition of the text was a solid scholarly work but hardly original in its approach. While researching and writing the book, Sutherland quickly mastered the existing literature in criminology, which explained criminal behavior as a product of either .

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comment. Reviews There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write a review. Excerpt from Clinical Studies in Feeble Mindedness Upper right. Low-grade idiot, ten years Old with mental capacity be low one year. Case in Goddard's Feeble-miniedness. Lower left. Low-grade imbecile, nine years Old with mental capacity of three years.

Case in Goddard's F eebie-mindedncss. About the PublisherAuthor: Edgar A. Doll. Feeble-mindedness: Its Causes and Consequences Mental illness and social policy: the American experience: Author: Henry Herbert Goddard: Contributors: New Jersey Training School for Feeble-Minded Girls and Boys, Vineland, Training School at Vineland (Vineland, N.J.).

Feeble-mindedness book of Research, Training School at Vineland (Vineland, N.J.) Publisher. Published inThe Kallikak Family: A Study in the Heredity of Feeble-Mindedness was Goddard’s best-known book.

“Controlling Heredity: The American Eugenics Crusade, ” provides an overview of the eugenics movement in the United States and in Missouri. The Kallikak Family: A Study in the Heredity of Feeble-Mindedness was a book by the American psychologist and eugenicist Henry H.

work was an extended case study of Goddard's for the inheritance of "feeble-mindedness", a general category referring to a variety of mental disabilities including intellectual disability, learning disabilities, and mental illness. Goddard's Research (back to outline)InGoddard was hired by the Vineland Training School to conduct research on the genetic causes of feeble-mindedness.

His research was two-tiered: In addition to translating and administering the Binet-Simon Measuring Scale, he sent research assistants into the homes of feeble-minded children to learn what they could through "careful and wise.

The term feeble-minded was used from the late nineteenth century in Europe, the United States and Australasia for disorders later referred to as illnesses or deficiencies of the mind.

At the time, mental deficiency encompassed all degrees of educational and social deficiency. Within the concept of mental deficiency, researchers established a hierarchy, ranging from idiocy, at the most severe.

Get this from a library. Feeble-mindedness: its causes and consequences. [Henry Herbert Goddard] -- "This book is in the nature of a report on work done at the Vineland Research Laboratory during the past five years in an attempt to discover the causes of the feeble-mindedness of the children in.

Feeble-minded definition, lacking the normal mental powers. See more. American psychologist Henry Herbert Goddard published the book The Kallikak Family: A Study in the Heredity of Feeble-Mindedness in This book was highly influential in the eugenics movement, and used provocative photographs to further its theses.

The Kallikak Family is an example of family study. Undertaken by a number of eugenicists, family studies sought to track specific traits.

The science behind this book is rubbish, and it was used as the justification for a lot of evil by the eugenics movement. Page Page 7. Page 3. Other editions - View all.

The Kallikak Family: A Study in the Heredity of Feeble-Mindedness Henry Herbert Goddard Limited preview - The Kallikak Family; A Study in the Heredity of Feeble 2/5(1). Additional Physical Format: Print version: Goddard, Henry Herbert, Feeble-mindedness.

New York: Macmillan Co., (DLC) (OCoLC) This Print-on-Demand classic, originally published inconcerns the mental condition of the children who lived in the Institution, with a view to determining the mental and physical peculiarities of the different grades and types of the feeble-minded.

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Read this book on Questia. On Septemthe Training School for Backward and Feeble-minded Children at Vineland, New Jersey, opened a laboratory and a Department of Research for the study of feeble-mindedness.

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Quite a good actor but pretty low grade." Feebleminded girl, "A good looking well built girl. Tests about. These threads come together in Zimmer’s recounting of the importance of Henry Goddard’s book The Kallikak Family: A Study in the Heredity of d purported to show.

This article was published in The International Journal of Ethics (), which is continued by Ethics (present). His book, Feeble-Mindedness: Its Causes and Consequences, tried to classify and describe the attributes of those who are "incapable of performing his duties as a member of society in the position.The Kallikak Family: A Study of the Heredity of Feeble-Mindedness Henery Herbert Goddard Follow this and additional works at: Part of theBiblical Studies Commons This Article is brought to you for free and open access by the Faculty Publications at Reading Room.

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