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

Author/Creator:
Gilman, Sander L. author.
Publication:
New York : New York University Press, [2016]
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 385 pages ; 24 cm.
Series:
Biopolitics (New York, N.Y.)
Biopolitics: medicine, technoscience, and health in the 21st century
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Subjects:
Prejudices -- Psychological aspects.
Racism -- Psychological aspects.
Antisemitism -- Psychological aspects.
Mental illness.
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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Thomas, James M., 1982- author.
ISBN:
9781479856121 (cl : alk. paper)
1479856126 (cl : alk. paper)
OCLC:
946161028