Frankenstein Syndrome

A term of art referring to the potential result of experimentation on humans
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The final section will show how the Frankenstein Syndrome model may relate to and be distinguished from other theories that deal with asymmetrical power relations.
The Frankenstein Syndrome model captures certain dynamics of asymmetrical power relationships.
There are three actors and four key components to the Frankenstein Syndrome.
The Frankenstein Syndrome is applicable to the case in which Rajiv Gandhi and other Indian Congress Party leaders recklessly empowered extremist Sikhs in order to weaken Congress' rival party in the Punjab.
However, in the case of the Frankenstein Syndrome, the decision to create or support the creation of an organization in order to fight an enemy, which subsequently itself becomes an enemy, is quite different.
The Frankenstein Syndrome Model describes a very specific type of relationship between a Dominant Power and an existing smaller regional group.
The Frankenstein Syndrome model describes specific instances of poor policy decisions in a situation of asymmetrical power relations.
The Frankenstein Syndrome model as applied to the case of the Colombian paramilitaries has some surface similarities to the idea of "Blowback," as articulated by Chalmers Johnson.
The Frankenstein Syndrome looks specifically at policy involving a direct relationship between a Dominant Power and a specific group with which it has worked.
Not all the relationships that the Dominant Power maintains and develops in such a situation fit the Frankenstein Syndrome.
A neo-Marxist bias lumps such technology with eugenics and Frankenstein syndromes like cloning and genetic cleansing.