Ellen Herman

Department of History, University of Oregon


HIST 460/560
Winter 2007
Nature-Nurture Bibliography

Bailey, J. M. The Man Who Would Be Queen: the Science of Gender-bending and Transsexualism (Joseph Henry Press, Washington, D.C., 2003).

Block, N. J. and Dworkin, G. The I.Q. Controversy: Critical Readings (Pantheon Books, New York, 1976).

Franz Boaz, Materials for the Study of Inheritance in Man (New York, Columbia University Press, 1928).

John Bruer, The Myth of the First Three Years: A New Understanding of Early Brain Development and Lifelong Learning (New York: Free Press, 1999).

Harry Bruinius, Better for All the World: the Secret History of Forced Sterilization and America's Quest for Racial Purity (New York: Knopf, 2006).

David J. Buller, Adapting Minds: Evolutionary Psychology and the Persistent Quest for Human Nature (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2005).

William Ernest Castle, John Merle Coulter, Charles Benedict Davenport, Edward Murray East, and William Lawrence Tower, Heredity and Eugenics; a Course of Lectures Summarizing Recent Advances in Knowledge in Variation, Heredity, and Evolution and Its Relation to Plant, Animal and Human Improvement and Welfare (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1912).

Cohen, D. B. Stranger in the Nest: Do Parents Really Shape Their Child’s Personality, Intelligence, or Character? (J. Wiley & Sons, New York, 1999).

John Colapinto, As Nature Made Him: The Boy Who Was Raised as a Girl (New York: Harper Collins, 2000).

Collier, G. Social Origins of Mental Ability (Wiley, New York, 1994).

Hamilton Cravens, The Triumph of Evolution: American Scientists and the Heredity-Environment Controversy, 1900-1941 (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1978).

Hamilton Cravens, Before Head Start: The Iowa Station and America's Children (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1993).

Charles B. Davenport, Heredity in Relation to Eugenics (New York: H. Holt and Company, 1911).

Deary, I. J. Looking Down on Human Intelligence: from Psychometrics to the Brain (Oxford University Press, Oxford; New York, 2000).

DeFries, J. C., Plomin, R. and Fulker, D. W. Nature and Nurture During Middle Childhood (Blackwell, Cambridge, Mass., 1994).

Carl N. Degler, In Search of Human Nature: The Decline and Revival of Darwinism in American Social Thought (New York: Oxford University Press, 1991).

Daniel C. Dennett, Darwin’s Dangerous Idea: Evolution and the Meanings of Life (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1996).

Devlin, B. Intelligence, Genes, and Success: Scientists Respond to the Bell Curve (Springer, New York, 1997).

Dowling, J. E. The Great Brain Debate: Nature or Nurture? (J. Henry Press, Washington, D.C., 2004).

Elman, J. L. Rethinking Innateness: a Connectionist Perspective on Development (MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass., 1996).

Eysenck, H. J. Intelligence: A New Look (Transaction Publishers, New Brunswick, N.J., 1998).

Eysenck, H. J. and Kamin, L. J. The Intelligence Controversy (Wiley, New York, 1981).

Raymond E. Fancher, The Intelligence Men: Makers of the IQ Controversy (New York: W.W. Norton, 1985).

Anne Fausto-Sterling, Sexing the Body: Gender Politics and the Construction of Sexuality (New York: Basic Books, 2000).

Anne Fausto-Sterling, Myths of Gender: Biological Theories about Women and Men (New York: Basic Books, 1985).

Fischer, C. S. Inequality by Design: Cracking the Bell Curve Myth (Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 1996).

Sigmund Freud, Civilization and Its Discontents (New York: W.W. Norton, 1961).

Friedman, R. C. and Rogers, K. B. Talent in Context: Historical and Social Perspectives on Giftedness (American Psychological Association, Washington, DC, 1998).

Gallagher, W. I.D.: How Heredity and Experience Make You Who You Are (Random House, New York, 1996).

Francis Galton, Hereditary Genius: An Inquiry Into its Laws and Consequences (London: The Macmillan Company, 1892).

Eric Gander, On Our Minds: How Evolutionary Psychology Is Reshaping the Nature-versus-Nurture Debate (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003).

Gazzaniga, M. S. Nature’s Mind: the Biological Roots of Thinking, Emotions, Sexuality, Language, and Intelligence (BasicBooks, New York, 1992).

Gelman, S. A. The Essential Child: Origins of Essentialism in Everyday Thought (Oxford University Press, Oxford; New York, 2003).

Henry Herbert Goddard, The Kallikak Family: A Study in the Heredity of Feeble-Mindedness (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1912).

Goodman, A. H., Heath, D., and Lindee, M. S. Genetic Nature/Culture: Anthropology and Science Beyond the Two-Culture Divide (University of California Press, Berkeley, 2003).

Goodwin, D. W. Is Alcoholism Hereditary? (Oxford University Press, New York, 1976).

Gottesman, I. I., Shields, J. and Hanson, D. R. Schizophrenia, the Epigenetic Puzzle (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge; New York, 1982).

Stephen Jay Gould, The Mismeasure of Man, Rev. and expanded ed. (New York: Norton, 1996).

Donna Haraway, Primate Visions: Gender, Race, and Nature in the World of Modern Science (New York: Routledge, 1989).

Judith Rich Harris, The Nurture Assumption: Why Children Turn Out the Way They Do (New York: Touchstone, 1998).

Judith Rich Harris, No Two Alike: Human Nature and Human Individuality (New York: Norton, 2006).

Richard J Herrnstein and Charles A Murray, The Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life (New York: Free Press, 1994).

Leta Hollingworth, Gifted Children, Their Nature and Nurture (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1926).

David Howe, Patterns of Adoption: Nature, Nurture and Psychosocial Development (Oxford: Blackwell, 1998).

Jencks, C. and Phillips, M. The Black-White Test Score Gap (Brookings Institution Press, Washington, D.C., 1998).

Arthur Robert Jensen and Frank Miele, Intelligence, Race, and Genetics: Conversations with Arthur R. Jensen (Boulder: Westview, 2002).

Kagan, J. Galen’s Prophecy: Temperament in Human Nature (Basic Books, New York, NY, 1994).

Kaplan, G. T. and Rogers, L. J. Gene Worship: Moving Beyond the Nature/nurture Debate over Genes, Brain, and Gender (Other Press, New York, 2003).

Leon J. Kamin, The Science and Politics of I.Q. (Potomac, MD: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1974).

Evelyn Fox Keller, The Century of the Gene (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2000).

Kevles, D. J. and Hood, L. E. The Code of Codes: Scientific and Social Issues in the Human Genome Project (Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass., 1993).

Daniel J. Kevles, In the Name of Eugenics: Genetics and the Uses of Human Heredity (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1995).

Wendy Kline, Building a Better Race: Gender, Sexuality, and Eugenics From the Turn of the Century to the Baby Boom (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2001).

Otto Klineberg, Negro Intelligence and Selective Migration (New York: Columbia University Press, 1935).

Thomas Walter Laqueur, Making Sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to Freud (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1990).

Edward J. Larson, Sex, Race, and Science: Eugenics in the Deep South (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995).

Edward J. Larson, Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America's Continuing Debate Over Science and Religion (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1997).

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Simon LeVay, The Sexual Brain (Cambridge: MIT Press, 1993).

Simon LeVay, Queer Science:The Use and Abuse of Research into Homosexuality (Cambridge: MIT Press, 1996).

Richard Lewontin, The Triple Helix: Gene, Organism, and Environment (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2000).

Richard C. Lewontin, It Ain't Necessarily So: The Dream of the Human Genome and Other Illusions (New York: New York Review of Books, 2000).

Richard C. Lewontin, Leon J Kamin, and Steven P. R. Rose, Not in Our Genes: Biology, Ideology, and Human Nature (New York: Pantheon Books, 1984).

Susan M. Lindee, Moments of Truth in Genetic Medicine (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005).

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David S. Moore, The Dependent Gene: the Fallacy of “Nature Vs. Nurture” (New York: Times Books/Henry Holt and Co., 2002).

National Society for the Study of Education. and Whipple, G. M. Nature and Nurture (Public School Publishing Co., Bloomington, Ill., 1928).

National Society for the Study of Education., Whipple, G. M. and Stoddard, G. D. Intelligence: Its Nature and Nurture (Public School Publishing Company, Bloomington, Ill., 1940).

Nettle, D. Strong Imagination: Madness, Creativity and Human Nature (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2001).

Diane Paul, The Politics of Heredity: Essays on Eugenics, Biomedicine, and the Nature-Nurture Debate (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1998).

Pearson, K. and Social and Political Education League, Nature and Nurture, the Problem of the Future (Dulau, London, 1910).

Steven Pinker, How the Mind Works (New York: Norton, 1999).

Steven Pinker, The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature (New York: Viking, 2002).

Plomin, R. Nature and Nurture: an Introduction to Human Behavioral Genetics (Brooks/Cole Pub. Co., Pacific Grove, Ca., 1990).

Plomin, R. Genetics and Experience: the Interplay Between Nature and Nurture (Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, 1994).

Plomin, R. and DeFries, J. C. Origins of Individual Differences in Infancy: The Colorado Adoption Project (Academic Press, Orlando, 1985).

Plomin, R. and McClearn, G. E. Nature, Nurture, and Psychology (American Psychological Association, Washington, DC, 1993).

Matt Ridley, Nature Via Nurture: Genes, Experience, and What Makes Us Human (New York: HarperCollins, 2003).

Joan Rothschild, The Dream of the Perfect Child (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2005).

Rutter, M. Genes and Behavior: Nature–Nurture Interplay Explained (Blackwell Pub., Malden, MA; Oxford, 2006).

Scarr, S. Race, Social Class and Individual Differences in I.Q (Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Hillsdale, N.J., 1981).

Nancy L. Segal, Entwined Lives: Twins and What They Tell Us About Human Behavior (New York: Plume, 1999).

Nancy L. Segal, Indivisible by Two: Lives of Extraordinary Twins (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2005).

Segerstråle, U. C. O. Defenders of the Truth: the Battle for Science in the Sociobiology Debate and Beyond (Oxford University Press, Oxford; New York, 2000).

Seixas, F. A. and National Council on Alcoholism. Nature and Nurture in Alcoholism (New York Academy of Sciences, New York, 1972).

Sesardic, N. Making Sense of Heritability (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK; New York, 2005).

B.F. Skinner, Walden Two (New York: Macmillan, 1948).

B.F. Skinner, Science and Human Behavior (New York: Free Press, 1953).

B.F. Skinner, Beyond Freedom and Dignity (New York: Knopf, 1971).

Alice Boardman Smuts, Science in the Service of Children, 1893-1935 (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006).

Charles Edward Spearman, The Abilities of Man: Their Nature and Measurement (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1927).

Spitz, H. H. The Raising of Intelligence: a Selected History of Attempts to Raise Retarded Intelligence (L. Erlbaum Associates, Hillsdale, N.J., 1986).

Steen, R. G. DNA and Destiny: Nature and Nurture in Human Behavior (Plenum Press, New York, 1996).

Alexandra Minna Stern, Eugenic Nation: Faults and Frontiers of Better Breeding in Modern America (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005).

Lewis M. Terman, The Measurement of Intelligence: An Explanation of and a Complete Guide for the Use of the Stanford Revision and Extension of the Binet-Simon Intelligence Scale (New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1916).

Torrey, E. F. Freudian Fraud: the Malignant Effect of Freud's Theory on American Thought and Culture (HarperCollins, New York, NY, 1992).

Wade, P. Race, Nature and Culture: an Anthropological Perspective (Pluto Press, London; Sterling, Va., 2002).

John B. Watson, Psychology from the Standpoint of a Behaviorist (Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1919).

White, E. Intelligence, Political Inequality, and Public Policy (Praeger, Westport, Conn., 1997).

Willerman, L. The Psychology of Individual and Group Differences (W. H. Freeman, San Francisco, 1979).

Edward O. Wilson, On Human Nature (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1978).

Robert Wright, The Moral Animal: Evolutionary Psychology and Everyday Life (New York: Vintage, 1994).

William Wright, Born That Way: Genes, Behavior, Personality (New York: Knopf, 1998).

Leila Zenderland, Measuring Minds: Henry Herbert Goddard and the Origins of American Intelligence Testing (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998).