Ordinary people doing extraordinary things: responses to stigmatization in comparative perspective

  title={Ordinary people doing extraordinary things: responses to stigmatization in comparative perspective},
  author={Mich{\`e}le Lamont and Nissim Mizrachi},
  journal={Ethnic and Racial Studies},
  pages={365 - 381}
Abstract This special issue offers a first systematic qualitative cross-national exploration of how diverse minority groups respond to stigmatization in a wide variety of contexts. This research is the culmination of a coordinated study of stigmatized groups in Brazil, Israel and the USA, as well as of connected research projects conducted in Canada, France, South Africa and Sweden. The issue sheds light on the range of destigmatization strategies ordinary people adopt in the course of their… Expand
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