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Dugdale, Richard Louis

Dugdale, Richard Louis (dŭgˈdāl), 1841–83, American social investigator, b. Paris. While inspecting (1874) county jails for the New York Prison Association, he developed data for his famous study of the Jukes (fictitious name of a real family) published as The Jukes: A Study in Crime, Pauperism, Disease, and Heredity (1875). One of the first social investigations of familial feeble-mindedness and criminality, it created a sensation at the time, and was hailed by the eugenics movement as a study of hereditary degeneracy. Dugdale himself, however, indicated that the Jukes were not a single clan. The finding of the manuscript (1911), revealing the actual names of the families, enabled Arthur H. Estabrook to make a comparative study, The Jukes in 1915, which, though it showed (in its data) that the family had become less of a source of societal problems over time, continued to emphasize the Jukes's degeneracy and expense to society. The assumptions and conclusions by the eugenics movement about the Jukes have since been challenged, and subsequent research has revealed that the families in the study also produced well-respected citizens.
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"No," cried Jukes, raising a weary, discouraged voice above the harsh buzz of the Nan-Shan's friction winches.
Then Jukes was directed in the same subdued voice to keep the forward 'tween-deck clear of cargo.
Jukes took care to punctuate these instructions in proper places with the obligatory "Yes, sir," ejaculated without enthusiasm.
"Wanchee look see, all same look see can do," said Jukes, who having no talent for foreign languages mangled the very pidgin-English cruelly.
"No catchee rain down there -- savee?" pointed out Jukes. "Suppose all'ee same fine weather, one piecie coolie-man come topside," he pursued, warming up imaginatively.
Jukes, unable to generalize, unmarried, and unengaged, was in the habit of opening his heart after another fashion to an old chum and former shipmate, actually serving as second officer on board an Atlantic liner.
Jukes to his chum in the Western ocean trade, out of the fulness of his heart and the liveliness of his fancy.
If the world had been full of such men, life would have probably appeared to Jukes an unentertaining and unprofitable business.
On Saturday, Gabriella Jukes, from Port Talbot, emerged the winner against 33 other hopefuls from across the country.
On Saturday, April 13, Gabriella Jukes, fromPort Talbot, emerged the winner against 33 other hopefuls from across the country.
But Wallace Jukes had actually been speaking to a member of the public who had set up a fake social media account in order to snare perverts.