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The Funding of Scientific Racism

Wickliffe Draper and the Pioneer Fund

by William H. Tucker

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Published by University of Illinois Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Eugenics & breeding,
  • History of science,
  • Racism & racial discrimination,
  • Science funding & policy,
  • 20th century,
  • Social Science,
  • Science,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Discrimination & Racism,
  • Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Social Science / Discrimination & Race Relations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9570285M
    ISBN 100252074637
    ISBN 109780252074639

      The association of the Nazis with scientific racism complicated its marketing. Race science has nonetheless recently re-emerged, heartening white supremacists, neo . This Book Note is brought to you for free and open access by the Social Work at ScholarWorks at WMU. For more information, please contact @ Recommended Citation () "The Funding of Scientific Racism: Wickliffe Draper and the Pioneer m H. Tucker.,"The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare: Vol. Iss. 2.

    Get this from a library! The funding of scientific racism: Wickliffe Draper and the Pioneer Fund. [William H Tucker] -- "The Pioneer Fund, established in by Wickliffe Preston Draper, is one of the most controversial nonprofit organizations in the United States. Long suspected of misusing social science to fuel.   Jelani Memory, an entrepreneur and father, had been wanting to write a kids book for years. While in the midst of raising a Series B round for his startup Circle Media, he started to .

    Scientific racism is a term that describes obsolete scientific theories of the 19th century and contemporary racist propaganda disguised as scientific research. Scientific racism has included the use of anthropology (especially physical anthropology), anthropometry, craniometry, phrenology, physiognomy and other disciplines in the construction of typologies, or the classification of humans.   William Tucker, in his book The Funding of Scientific Racism: Wickliffe Draper and the Pioneer Fund, (University of Illinois Press, ), explores the insidious way the Pioneer Fund has promulgated scientific racism. For example, Tucker links the Pioneer Fund’s Draper to a Klansman’s crusade to repatriate blacks in the s; and, he.


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The Funding of Scientific Racism by William H. Tucker Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Funding of Scientific Racism examines for the first time archival correspondence that incriminates the fund’s major players, revealing links to a Klansman’s crusade to repatriate blacks, as well as efforts to reverse the Brown decision, prevent passage of the Civil Rights Act, and implement a system of racially segregated private schools.

The Funding of Scientific Racism book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Pioneer Fund, established in by Wickliffe Presto 4/5(6). "The Funding of Scientific Racism is compelling and readable. Tucker demolishes the threadbare defenses the Pioneer Fund and its supporters have concocted over the last two decades."-- Barry Mehler, founder and executive director of the Institute for the Study of Academic by: Revealing a lengthy history of The Funding of Scientific Racism book and clandestine activities and interests, The Funding of Scientific Racism examines for the first time archival correspondence that incriminates the fund's major players, including Draper, recently deceased president Harry F.

Weyher, and others. In his exceptionally insightful book, Racism: A Short History, His most recent book is titled The Funding of Scientific Racism.

In his exceptionally insightful book, Racism: A Short History. The Disturbing Resilience of Scientific Racism A new book explores how racist biases continue to maintain a foothold in research today Nazi officials. It was perhaps the most damaging and enduring instance of scientific racism in American history, Kendi said.

“This was one of the best selling nonfiction books. Both the old (Arthur Jensen, J. Philippe Rushton, Richard Lynn), and the new (Emil Kirkegaard, Davide Piffer, and John Fuerst) keepers of the flame of scientifc racism have received funding and worked in further capacities with the Pioneer Fund or directly related organizations.

Scientific racism is the pseudoscientific belief that empirical evidence exists to support or justify racism, ‘racial’ discrimination, ‘racial’ inferiority, or ‘racial’ superiority.[1][2] Pseudoscience consists of statements, beliefs, or practices that are claimed to be both scientific and factual, but are incompatible with the scientific method.[3] While inaccurate, scientific.

Scientific racism, sometimes termed biological racism, is the pseudoscientific belief that empirical evidence exists to support or justify racism (racial discrimination), racial inferiority, or racial superiority.

Historically, scientific racism received credence throughout the scientific community, but it is no longer considered scientific.

The Funding of Scientific Racism: Wickliffe Draper and the Pioneer Fund the evidence available now strongly indicates that Pioneer has indeed been the primary resource for scientific racism." (Pg. ) The book begins by discussing the controversy over The Bell Curve, and noting that "Although The Bell Curve's fifty-seven-page bibliography /5.

is described as a wise and witty essay that explores the legacy of scientific racism. For Marks, the authority science has been assigned as it pertains to race has been misappropriated. Scientific racism denotes the use of scientific, or ostensibly scientific, findings and methods to support or validate racist attitudes and worldviews.

It is based on belief in the existence and significance of racial categories, but extends this into a hierarchy between the races to support political or ideological positions of racial supremacy. Free Online Library: The Funding of Scientific Racism: Wickliffe Draper and the Pioneer Fund.(Book review) by "Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith"; Philosophy and religion Science and technology, general Books Book reviews.

Printer Friendly. 24, articles and books. Although scientific racism today is less explicit than it was in works such as Morton’s in the 19th century, it is still inherent in the widespread cultural view of race. “Scientific racism” helped solidify and perpetuate the idea that race is an inherent biological difference that creates certain innate characteristics that stratify.

Mankind Quarterly is a peer-reviewed journal that has been described as a "cornerstone of the scientific racism establishment", a "white supremacist journal", The journal was established in with funding from segregationists, who designed it to serve as a mouthpiece for their views.

Comas argued in Current Anthropology that the. Definition of Scientific Racism (noun) Using faulty, reductionist science to “prove” and provide support for systems of racial hierarchies that position white people or Caucasians as the most advanced stage of human e of Scientific Racism.

The Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life by Richard Herrnstien (–) and Charles Murray (born ) is. ‘[This book] is informative, lucid and ambitious.’ Bill Schwarz Source: Race and Class ‘Barkan’s detailed narration of the theories and empirical research of scientists adds considerably to our understanding of the intellectual groundwork that prefaced the rejection of scientific racism.

Tucker offers encyclopedic coverage of scientific racism in the United States. He ably navigates the maze of journals, funders, projects, and front groups. A valuable illumination of under-reported history and culture, this book shows how bigotry and self-interest can be legitimized and institutionalized by a small, well-financed group.5/5.

Book note for William H. Tucker, The Funding of Scientific Racism: Wickliffe Draper and the Pioneer Fund. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, $ hardcover.

"The Funding of Scientific Racism is compelling and readable. Tucker demolishes the threadbare defenses the Pioneer Fund and its supporters have concocted over the last two decades." -- Barry Mehler, founder and executive director of the Institute for the Study of Academic Racism.In the s, according to William H.

Tucker's scholarly book, The Funding of Scientific Racism, many board members and recipients of Pioneer grants worked to block the civil rights movement. Arthur Jensen, an educational psychologist focusing on race sincegot more than $1 million in Pioneer grants over three decades.

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