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A formula for eradicating racism : debunking white supremacy

Author: Timothy McGettigan; Earl Smith
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, a division of St. Martin's Press LLC, [2016] ©2016
Series: Palgrave pivot.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Smith and McGettigan explain in plain terms how societies like the USA construct racism, and they also explain how societies can dismantle and eradicate racism. When nations declare war, they usually go through ritualized processes of 'othering' their enemies. When nations 'other' their enemies, it becomes much easier to commit the mass murder and when the wars end nations generally go through a ritualized  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy McGettigan; Earl Smith
ISBN: 9781137599742 113759974X
OCLC Number: 941461628
Description: xxiv, 132 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Aesthete apes --
Nature vs. Nurture --
The farce of race --
Scientific racism --
Species vs. race --
A remedy for racism --
Planet of the super-adaptable apes --
Segregated buses and redefined realities --
What is excellence?
Series Title: Palgrave pivot.
Responsibility: Timothy McGettigan Professor of Sociology, Colorado State University, Pueblo, USA and Earl Smith Rubin Professor and Director, American Ethnic Studies, and Professor of Sociology, Wake Forest University, USA.
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In this book, Tim McGettigan and Earl Smith make the unprecedented argument that racism is a remediable form of suggestion-induced sadism. The authors explain in plain terms how societies like the  Read more...

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"Smith and McGettigan tackle a monumentally important question: can racism be eradicated? Relying on up-to-date data and solid theoretical arguments, they answer the question in the affirmative." - Read more...

 
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