Understanding the Relationship between Attribute-Based and Metaphor-Based Dehumanization

  title={Understanding the Relationship between Attribute-Based and Metaphor-Based Dehumanization},
  author={S. Loughnan and N. Haslam and Y. Kashima},
  journal={Group Processes \& Intergroup Relations},
  pages={747 - 762}
Previous research has adopted two distinct approaches to the study of dehumanization. One has focused on the denial of human attributes to groups (attribute-based dehumanization) and the other on the likening of group members to nonhumans (metaphor-based dehumanization). The relationship between these two approaches has yet to be examined. The current studies seek to clarify this relationship by integrating the two approaches. Using Haslam and colleagues’ (Haslam, 2006; Haslam, Loughnan… Expand

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