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Between Germanic and Latin eugenics: Portugal, 1930-1960

Overview of attention for article published in História, Ciências, Saúde-Manguinhos, December 2016
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Title
Between Germanic and Latin eugenics: Portugal, 1930-1960
Published in
História, Ciências, Saúde-Manguinhos, December 2016
DOI 10.1590/s0104-59702016000500005
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Authors

Richard Mark Cleminson

Abstract

This article assesses critically the participation of Portuguese eugenicists in "Latin eugenics" and traces the continuities and discontinuities with respect to this model. In particular, it focuses on a number of examples of more "Germanic" eugenics in contrast and in comparison to Latin versions of eugenics. In the former category, Eusébio Tamagnini, José Ayres de Azevedo and Leopoldina Ferreira de Paulo are considered; in the latter category, especially the work of Almerindo Lessa on "racial mixing" is considered. The conclusions suggest that we should seek diversity in both Latin and northern European eugenic models while at the same time placing Portugal within the array of possible versions of eugenics during the first half of the twentieth century.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 4 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 1 25%
Researcher 1 25%
Unknown 2 50%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 2 50%
Psychology 1 25%
Unknown 1 25%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 5. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 14 March 2017.
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#2,939,818
of 12,580,848 outputs
Outputs from História, Ciências, Saúde-Manguinhos
#291
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Outputs of similar age
#73,621
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Outputs of similar age from História, Ciências, Saúde-Manguinhos
#7
of 13 outputs
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