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Author Yakushko, Oksana, author
Title Modern-day xenophobia : critical historical and theoretical perspectives on the roots of anti-immigrant prejudice / by Oksana Yakushko
Imprint Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018
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Descript 1 online resource (vi, 127 pages) : digital ; 22 cm
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Note 1. Xenophobia -- 2. Related concepts and theories -- 3. Evolutionary theories of xenophobia -- 4. Socio-economic theories of xenophobia -- 5. Psychological theories of xenophobia -- 6. Psychoanalytic theories of xenophobia -- 7. Post-colonial and critical theories of xenophobia -- 8. Future research
This book engages the topic of xenophobia from both psychological and socio-political approaches. Recently, xenophobia as a social standpoint or social attitude has come under increased scrutiny by the public, scholars, and educators; however, few works have directly summarized current theories of xenophobia as well as articulated critical perspectives on the issue. This work provides an overview of the concept, historical factors related to its development, and a review of varied theoretical perspectives. The intertwining of psychological and sociological perspectives allows the author to present a multi-dimensional, multi-layered argument in a way which effectively prevents any attempt to apply any one single over-arching theory, and thus effectively presents the complexity of the topic at hand
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Subject Xenophobia
Xenophobia -- Psychological aspects
Xenophobia -- Social aspects
Psychotherapy and Counseling
Psychoanalysis
Psychological Methods/Evaluation
Development and Post-Colonialism
Terrorism
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