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The Origins of Informed Consent: The International Scientific Commission on Medical War Crimes, and the Nuremberg Code
  • P. Weindling
  • Medicine
    Bulletin of the history of medicine
  • 1 March 2001
TLDR
Ivy's interaction with the judges at Nuremberg alerted them to the importance of formulating ethical guidelines for clinical research, and subsequent responses by the American Medical Association and by other war crimes experts are evaluated.
Health, Race and German Politics between National Unification and Nazism, 1870-1945
Introduction: science and social cohesion 1. Social Darwinism 2. Between utopianism and racial hygiene 3. From hygiene to family welfare 4. Struggle for survival, the 1914-1918 war 5. Revolution and
Epidemics and Genocide in Eastern Europe, 1890-1945
PART 1: MICROBES AND MIGRANTS 1. Disease as Metamorphosis 2. Eradicating Parasites 3. Cleansing Bodies, Defending Borders 4. The First World War and Combating Lice PART II: CONTAINMENT 5. Defending
[The League of Nations Health Organization and the rise of Latin American participation, 1920-40].
  • P. Weindling
  • Medicine, Political Science
    Historia, ciencias, saude--Manguinhos
  • 2006
TLDR
This paper demonstrates that the Latin American collaboration with the Health Organization was extensive and multi-faceted.
The Race Gallery: The Return of Racial Science
TLDR
Questions of ethnicity, race, and disease continue to haunt modern medicine, and attention has shifted from external physical appearance to chromosomes and genes, and most recently to the molecular level, but ideas of some type of racial essence or identity have persisted.
The Wellborn science : eugenics in Germany, France, Brazil, and Russia
TLDR
The author examines the eugenics movement in France 1890-1940 and the race hygiene movement in Germany 1900-2040 to draw a comparison with Russia 1900-40.
Weimar eugenics: the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Anthropology, human heredity and eugenics in social context.
TLDR
Relations between eugenics and genetics during the Weimar Republic were motivated by a sense that biology could contribute to national reconstruction after the First World War, and a sometime Jesuit, Hermann Muckermann, took a leading role as intermediary between the state and human geneticists in the founding of the Institute for Anthropology, Human Heredity and Eugenics.
Undue risk: secret state experiments on humans
TLDR
Not surprisingly, despite its bold title, Medizin und Verbrechen is not really about medicine and crimes in general, but on the peculiar entanglement of the two during the years of National Socialism.
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