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Dehumanization of Blacks

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

To dehumanize means to deprive a person of human qualities, attributes, and rights. It is the psychological process of demonizing a person, making that person seem less than human and hence not worthy of humane treatment. In addition, dehumanization morally excludes ...

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