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Alienation

  • By: Kimetta R. Hairston
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

Alienation is the separation of an individual from another human being or group of people. The act of alienation is unfriendly and hurtful and causes the individual who is alienated to become excluded from a particular societal unit (i.e., family, community, ...

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