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Alternative title:

The psychological determinants of acts of dehumanization

Subject and Keywords:

social determinants of destruction   pathology   dehumanization   infra-humanization   self-dehumanization

Abstract:

The article discusses the most important sources of various forms of dehumanization and destructive behavior. Modern knowledge and psychological research allow to understand dehumanization as a phenomenon going beyond behavioral acts. The main goal of this article is the presentation of two psychological traditions, that explain violence and social aggression in the light of the individual’s mental dysfunctions, as well as in the light of the dynamics of social processes above all group processes and interpersonal interaction. Presentation of this second research tradition is in my opinion of key importance for understanding the most important and the most serious determinants of dehumanization, although it is systematically underestimated or little known in sociological and political science literature. Identification of relevant sources of dehumanization can contribute to their quicker identification and inhibition.

Date issued:

2019

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Resource Type:

text

Detailed Type:

article

Identifier:

ISSN 0239-6661   ISSN 2300-7249

DOI:

10.19195/2300-7249.41.4.6

Source:

PAd P 101182 II

Language:

pol   eng

Abstract Language :

pol   eng

Is version of:

Czasopisma Naukowe w Sieci (CNS)

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Rights holder:

Copyright by Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Wrocławskiego Sp. z o.o.

Autor opisu:

WR U/PAdbg