Essentialism and attribution of monstrosity in racist discourse: Right‐wing internet postings about Africans and Jews

@article{Holtz2009EssentialismAA,
  title={Essentialism and attribution of monstrosity in racist discourse: Right‐wing internet postings about Africans and Jews},
  author={Peter Holtz and W. Wagner},
  journal={Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology},
  year={2009},
  volume={19},
  pages={411-425}
}
We investigated a total of 4997 postings on an extreme right-wing Internet discussion board with regard to the groups and themes mentioned. The most frequently mentioned target groups were Africans, Jews, Muslims, Poles, and Turks; the most prominent themes and contexts were conspiracy, criminality, exploitation, threats to German identity, infiltration, mind control and harassment, procreation, rape, and sex. We analysed in detail postings about Africans/Blacks and Jews, that is target groups… Expand

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