Normative Discrimination: the Foundation of Prejudice

An excerpt from the forthcoming book “Rethinking Misrecognition and Struggles for Recognition”

Discriminations are behaviors in which individuals believe they are acting appropriately.

Normative discrimination is the authoritative core of hierarchical oppression that separates out a social group for exclusion from the benefits accorded to “proper” social groups. What I call “normative…

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Philosophy professor reaching beyond the ivory tower and digging deeper. elmhurst.academia.edu/DouglasGiles, @DGilesPhd, InsertPhilosophyHere.com.

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Douglas Giles, PhD

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Philosophy professor reaching beyond the ivory tower and digging deeper. elmhurst.academia.edu/DouglasGiles, @DGilesPhd, InsertPhilosophyHere.com.

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