Essay Review: Sociobiology: Twenty-Five Years Later

@article{Yudell2000EssayRS,
  title={Essay Review: Sociobiology: Twenty-Five Years Later},
  author={M. Yudell and R. Desalle},
  journal={Journal of the History of Biology},
  year={2000},
  volume={33},
  pages={577-584}
}
  • M. Yudell, R. Desalle
  • Published 2000
  • Biology
  • Journal of the History of Biology
  • Once again, in the mid-1970s, the nature-nurture debate came to the fore. As it had so many times before, biological reductionism and genetic determinism became the focus of rancorous debates, discussions and diatribes within both academia and popular culture. In the past, the controversy over the genetic influences on social behavior was at the center of important public policy and political debates. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, Social Darwinists and eugenicists… CONTINUE READING

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