Dehumanizing the Lowest of the Low

@article{Harris2006DehumanizingTL,
  title={Dehumanizing the Lowest of the Low},
  author={Lasana T. Harris and S. Fiske},
  journal={Psychological Science},
  year={2006},
  volume={17},
  pages={847 - 853}
}
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