Bender, Steven,

Mea culpa : lessons on law and regret from U.S. history / Steven W. Bender. - 1 online resource (ix, 241 pages) - JSTOR eBooks .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Regret: frameworks for prediction -- What dehumanization predicts: the landscapes of future regret -- Aliens, illegals, wetbacks, and anchor babies: the dehumanization of immigrant -- Workers and their families -- Beasts of burden: farmworkers in the U.S. field of dreams -- The wages of poverty: inequality, welfare queens, and the homeless -- Sexuality and dehumanization: homophobia in U.S. law and life -- Dehumanizing criminals: the monsters of death row -- Flying while Muslim: "ragheads" and human rights -- From slavery to the new Jim Crow of mass incarceration: the ongoing -- Dehumanization of African Americans -- You've come a long way, baby! Gender and dehumanization -- International dehumanization -- Conclusion: a blueprint for humanization through compassion.

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Human rights--History.--United States
Regret--Political aspects--History.--United States
Minorities--Legal status, laws, etc.--History.--United States
Discrimination--Law and legislation--History.--United States
Marginality, Social--Political aspects--History.--United States

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