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Making Monsters

The Uncanny Power of Dehumanization

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HARDCOVER

$27.95 • £22.95 • €25.00

ISBN 9780674545564

Publication Date: 10/28/2021

Academic Trade

352 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

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  • Preface: Something Like a Darkness
  • 1. What Is Dehumanization?
  • 2. Dehumanization Is Real
  • 3. In the Blood
  • 4. Essential Differences
  • 5. The Logic of Race
  • 6. Hierarchy
  • 7. The Order of Things
  • 8. Being Human
  • 9. Ideology
  • 10. Dehumanization as Ideology
  • 11. Ambivalence
  • 12. Making Monsters
  • 13. Last Words and Loose Ends
  • Notes
  • Index

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