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Histories of the normal and the abnormal : social and cultural histories of norms and normativity / edited by Waltraud Ernst.

Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 2006.
Series:
Routledge studies in the social history of medicine ; 26
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 288 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Social norms.
Deviant behavior.
Contents:
The normal and the abnormal : reflections on norms and normativity / Waltraud Ernst
Invisible friends : questioning the representation of the court dwarf in Hapsburg Spain/ Janet Ravenscroft
From 'monstrous' to 'abnormal' : the case of conjoined twins in the nineteenth century / Sarah Mitchell
Eccentric lives : character, characters and curiosities and Britain, c. 1760-1900 / James Gregory
Constructing the common type : physiognomic norms and the notion of 'civic usefulness', from Lavater to Galton / Lucy Hartley
Norms and violations : ugliness and abnormality in caricatures of Monsieur Mayeux / Nicola Cotton
Made to measure? : tailoring and the 'normal' body in nineteenth-century France / Alison Matthews David
'A masculine mythology suppressing and distorting all the facts' : British women contesting the concept of the male-as-norm, 1870-1930 / Lesley A. Hall
Interpreting abnormal psychology in the late nineteenth century : William James's spiritual crisis / Francis Neary
Can kinship be designed and still be normal? : the curious case of child adoption / Ellen Herman
Flexible norms? : from patients' values to physicians' standards / Christiane Sinding
A matter of degree : the normalisation of hypertension, c. 1940-2000 / Carsten Timmermann
Deviant roles, normal lives : why every piazza needs its own 'madman' / Sara Bergstresser.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contributor:
Ernst, Waltraud, 1955-
ISBN:
041536843X (hbk.)
9780415368438 (hbk.)
0203028252 (ebk.)
9780203028254 (ebk.)
OCLC:
66392813
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