Social Darwinism and Difference on Display
Social Darwinism and Difference on Display ANTH 1002
Popular in Introductions to Sociocultural Anthropology
One Day of Notes
verified elite notetaker
Popular in anthropology, evolution, sphr
This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Estefania Notetaker on Friday February 13, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to ANTH 1002 at George Washington University taught by Sarah Wagner in Spring2015. Since its upload, it has received 185 views. For similar materials see Introductions to Sociocultural Anthropology in anthropology, evolution, sphr at George Washington University.
Reviews for Social Darwinism and Difference on Display
Report this Material
What is Karma?
Karma is the currency of StudySoup.
You can buy or earn more Karma at anytime and redeem it for class notes, study guides, flashcards, and more!
Date Created: 02/13/15
Social Darwinism and Difference on Display January 23 2015 I Kipling s White Man s Burdenquot a 1899 Magazines Subtitle The United States and the Philippines i Command to empires about the obligation of empires to colonize He is writing in defense of the British Empire and the United States ii Addressing the debate about the role of US in the western hemisphere as it takes on a new stature as world power iii Kipling 9 empires are charged with the duty of colonizing II Herbert Spencer and Social Darwinism a Herbert Spencer 18201903 i English philosopher 1 Foundation of social Darwinism ii Survival of the ttest 9 Spencer coined the phrase reading Darwin s Origin of Species iii Social Darwinism 1 Spencer founding figure in the school of thought advanced the notion that competition among individuals groups of people nations and ideas derives social evolution in human society 2 quotIntellectual evolution as it goes on in the human race goes along with social evolution of which it is once a cause and a consequence quoted in Banker p 30 3 Biologically deterministic attitude Linking biology with the social 4 Used to support explicit segregation and racism in an explicit institutional context iv In his writing he sets 3 basic tenets about societies and their development three sociologiesquot 1 Society is an aggregation of individual social atoms whose character individual natures determined the sum of the whole 2 Metaphor of the social organism looked to biology to explain society evolution from homogenous to heterogeneous a Simple egalitarian same position homogenous b Complex specialization of society heterogeneous c Look to biology for this analogy 3 Implicit relation of social forms and national character a Nation refers also to racial group and their place in a ladder V Lee Baker From Savage to Negro 9Pg 3O a He used science to make the argument for racial cultural superiority b Association of black with evil and lighter with superior 2 Different to cultural evolution developmentladdertyler vi How does Social Darwinism in uence American anthropology 1 Reading 9Pg 27 a Every field emerges and its in uence by the context fthe time b They needed to explain and understand industrialization and the calamities of American imperialisms c The knowledge 111 American Anthropology and racist science on displayquot the World Fair in St Louis 1904 a Chicago Fair 9 i Context Paris created Eiffel Tower was created at the previous world s fair They wanted to follow up and displayed the Ferris wheel and ii Incredibly provocative with display that showed the movement from dark to light 1 From savage to evolved Finishing with Ferris Wheel as show of civilized b Louisiana Purchase Exposition i Baker Pg 64 c The Philippine Exposition i Should the constitution follow the ag Take over a land and should these people then be American citizens ii The exhibit was arguing political point of Teddy Roosevelt d The Pygmy Exhibit St Louis World Fair 1904 i Bronx Zoological Gardens 1 Literally caged with orangutans as a display e NPR piece for EXAM IV Film The Couple in the Cage V Glossary Social Darwinism
Are you sure you want to buy this material for
You're already Subscribed!
Looks like you've already subscribed to StudySoup, you won't need to purchase another subscription to get this material. To access this material simply click 'View Full Document'