Normality: A Critical Genealogy

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Most of us think we know what is meant when we hear the term "normal," but Cryle and Stephens upend taken-for-granted attitudes about the term. They offer a history of the intellectual and cultural issues that have been at stake in the use of the term since it appeared around 1820. What is taken at one time or any one culture to be "aberrant" or "deviant" clearly depends on assumed meanings for norm and normality. The authors of this book explore this history--peppered with a fascinating series of case studies--to make ...

Normality: A Critical Genealogy 2017, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226484051

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Normality: A Critical Genealogy 2017, University of Chicago Press

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