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Author Gilman, Sander L., author.

Title Are racists crazy? : how prejudice, racism, and antisemitism became markers of insanity / Sander L. Gilman and James M. Thomas.

Publication Info. New York : New York University Press, [2016]

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Location Call No. Status
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  303.376 G42    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  303.385 GILMAN    Check Shelf
Description 385 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Biopolitics: medicine, technoscience, and health in the 21st century
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Psychopathology and difference from the nineteenth century to the present -- The long, slow burn from pathological accounts of race to racial attitudes as pathological -- Hatred and the crowd: World War I and the rise of a psychology of racism -- The Holocaust and post-war theories of antisemitism and racism -- Race and madness in mid-twentieth-century America and beyond -- The modern pathologization of racism -- Conclusion: the specter of science in twenty-first-century racial discourse.
Subject Prejudices -- Psychological aspects.
Racism -- Psychological aspects.
Antisemitism -- Psychological aspects.
Mental illness.
Antisemitism -- Psychological aspects. (OCoLC)fst00810776
Mental illness. (OCoLC)fst01016547
Prejudices -- Psychological aspects. (OCoLC)fst01075266
Racism -- Psychological aspects. (OCoLC)fst01086630
Added Author Thomas, James M., 1982- author.
ISBN 9781479856121 (cl : alk. paper)
1479856126 (cl : alk. paper)
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