Dehumanizing the Vulnerable: When Word Games Take Lives

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Loyola University Press, 1995 - Language and ethics - 287 pages
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Shockingly relevant today, this hard-hitting study shows how dehumanizing language was and is being used to justify violent acts against vulnerable peoples--past and present--including the unborn, the elderly, women, Jews, and victims of Soviet tyranny. Dr. Brennan's argument focuses on the plight of today's unwanted, before and after birth and in the later stages of life.

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