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Synonyms for dehumanization

the act of degrading people with respect to their best qualities

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There is also a conception of mechanistic dehumanization whereby people are divested of human nature attributes (e.
Keywords: Dehumanization, Counterproductive Behavior, Turnover Intentions, Procedural Justice, Gender, Moderated Mediation
This slow, steady, numbing dehumanization of young Syrians measured in hundreds of thousands of lives is mirrored in similar trends in other countries at war in the Arab world.
Even in less extreme environments than these, there are a number of reasons why dehumanization pervades the prison environment, such that abuses detailed in cases like Plata and Parsons are predictable byproducts rather than aberrations of prison life.
In a review on this topic, Haslam and colleagues (Haslam, 2006; Haslam, Loughnan, Reynolds, & Wilson, 2007) integrate the different existing accounts of dehumanization into two basic forms (each of them corresponds to the denial of one of two alternative ways to understand human nature):
The 2012 gang rape and murder of Jyoti Singh, a 23-year-old medical student in Delhi, India, sparked a massive nationwide outcry against an entire culture's systemic abuse and dehumanization of women.
His one human voice flies in the face of the dehumanization of racism.
Now, in this follow-up, he focuses on a handful of farmers and families in Italy struggling against what they see as the rapid dehumanization of their industry, particularly as the European Union sets more stringent guidelines around wine production and agriculture.
Never forget the marginalization, the stereotyping, the isolation and the dehumanization of Jews, Gypsies and other vulnerable minorities.
It is now time to pass the baton to our generation to lead the movement against the dehumanization of Black and Brown people in this country'
Slavery's foundation rested on dehumanization, and was modeled on the domestication, sale (or transfer), and coercion of animals.
It is unfortunate that the dehumanization of individuals and peoples is increasingly becoming the catch-all solution to the myriad challenges society faces.
But if the book shines as a salt-licked meditation on the grinding, mechanistic dehumanization that was the substance of the work, it has great value too as a sombre presage of the neoliberal tactics to follow in the decades after.
His topics are: whether right-wing authoritarianism is incorrect; constructing the Christian dehumanization scale; who are those dehumanizing Christians; authoritarianism, dehumanization, and critical thinking; whether Christian dehumanization is merely a version of right-wing authoritarianism; and where to go from here.