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The framework of human behaviour

Blackburn, Julian Murray, 1903- author.

London, England ; New York : Routledge 2000

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  • Title:
    The framework of human behaviour
  • Author/Creator: Blackburn, Julian Murray, 1903- author.
  • Publisher: London, England ; New York : Routledge
  • Creation Date: 2000
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (169 p.).
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and indexes.
  • Subjects: Psychophysiology
  • Description: First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and indexes.
  • Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; PREFACE; Chap. I. INTRODUCTION; Chap. II. THE MECHANISM OF HEREDITY; Chap. III. HEREDITY AND HUMAN PROBLEMS; Physical characteristics; Mental characteristics; The inheritance of intelligence; Studies of the effect of environmental influences; (a) Foster homes; (b) Orphanage studies; (c) The study of twins; Chap. IV. SEX DIFFERENCES; Chromosomal balance; Intersexes; Sex ratios; Physio-logical and mental differences; Sociological causes of sex differences; Psychological reasons for the differences; Conclusion
    Chap. V. RACE DIFFERENCESIntroduction; Physiological distinguishing marks; Theories of racial superiority and inferiority; Mental characteristics; Environmental influences; The testing of intelligence; Conclusion; Chap. VI. NATIONAL DIFFERENCES; Nation and race; Objective determinants of nations; Psychological determinants of nationality; National character; Stereotypes; Conclusion; Chap. VII. CLASS DIFFERENCES; Introduction; Objective determinants of class differences; (a) Sex; (b) Age; (c) Conquest; (d) Birth and relationship; (e) Occupation; (f) Education; (g) Wealth; (h) Intelligence
    Subjective determinants of class differencesThe pattern approach; Chap. VIII. CONCLUSION; INDEX OF AUTHORS; INDEX OF SUBJECTS
  • Identifier: ISBN0-415-86410-0;ISBN1-315-00816-5;ISBN1-136-27508-8;ISBN1-136-27516-9