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UC-IRVINEGEN&SEX 139Amanda BrindleyWinter

GEN&SEX 139 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Olympe De Gouges, Biological Determinism, Comparative Anatomy

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In the 18th century, increasing use of comparative anatomy to identifu: differences among races: arw they one species or many, differences between the
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UC-IRVINEGEN&SEX 139Amanda BrindleyWinter

GEN&SEX 139 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Allosome, Zygosity, Chromosome

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GEN&SEX 139 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Gregor Mendel, Black Stork, Eugenics Record Office

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A disease that causes slaves to run away. Gregor mendel (1822-1884) identified the basic mechanisms of genetic inheritance; research rediscovered by 19
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UC-IRVINEGEN&SEX 139Amanda BrindleyWinter

GEN&SEX 139 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Human Fertilization, Western Religions, Great Chain Of Being

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In this class we will see that science is not simply objective or neutral. Science and metaphor: example: the body as a machine. Why is the brain the s
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UC-IRVINEGEN&SEX 139Amanda BrindleyWinter

GEN&SEX 139 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Human Genome Project, Peptide, Francis Collins

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Last week: horrors of nazi race hygiene program influenced a retreat from race and a focus on using science to challenge racism. Biologists focused on
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UC-IRVINEGEN&SEX 139Amanda BrindleyWinter

GEN&SEX 139 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Personalized Medicine, Heterosexuality, Nutrigenomics

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GEN&SEX 139 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Sickle-Cell Disease, Eyelid, Gender Binary

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Sts challenges progressive accounts that suggest technology develops under its own logic. Tech is interwoven with science, society, politics, and econo
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UC-IRVINEGEN&SEX 139Amanda BrindleyWinter

GEN&SEX 139 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Scientific Revolution, Carl Linnaeus, Atlantic Slave Trade

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How was human difference conceptualized in the west before the 16th century. To classical greeks, the major distinction among humans was between greeks
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UC-IRVINEGEN&SEX 139Amanda BrindleyWinter

GEN&SEX 139 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Biological Determinism, Social Darwinism, Sexual Selection

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Biological determinism: the idea that human behavior or other characteristics are determined and controlled by biology: can lead to the naturalization
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