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Definition of the noun demonisation

What does demonisation mean as a name of something?


  1. to represent as diabolically evil

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Google previewBeing the Chosen (2016)

Exploring a Christian Fundamentalist Worldview by Julie Scott Jones

Demonisation is a useful political strategy because it allows social groups to caricature specific individuals or groups to such an extent that they appear less than human and thus not worthy of sympathy or emotion. This makes it easier to ...

Google previewChildhood and Society (2011)

by Michael Wyness

Demonisation is a continuing theme well into the twenty-first century. More recent coverage has focused on, among other things, children and alcohol misuse, children acquiring Anti-Social Behaviour Orders (ASBOs) as a 'badge of honour', ...

Google previewMurder and Society (2006)

by Peter Morrall

Juxtaposed with such demonisation is the management of victim-hood. There can't be one without the other. 'Evil killers' require 'blameless bystanders'. Sir Ian Kershaw, Professor of Modern History at Sheffield University. WHY IS MURDER ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Substances (2014)

by Richard Rudgley

the demonisation of drugs that began with opium was soon to spread toother psychoactive substances, including cannabis.

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English (2017)

by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.

li demonisation BR dimonAI'zeisn AM dimonai'zels (o)n, ...

Google previewThe Greenwood Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy (2005)

Themes, Works, and Wonders by Gary Westfahl

"The Demonisation of Magic and Sorcery in Late Antiquity." Bengt Ankarloo and Stuart Clark, eds., Witchcraft and Magic in Europe: Ancient Greece and Rome. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999, 277-348. Marvin Kaye, ed.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Feminist Theories (2002)

by Lorraine Code

holds not only that Goddesses once were widely worshipped, but also that the demotion, demonisation, and eventual suppression of Goddesses in the west ...

Google previewDictionary of Youth Justice (2013)

by Barry Goldson

Related entries 'Adulteration'; Demonisation; Mental health and young offenders; Moral.

Google previewWikipedia: Pseudo- encyclopedia of the lie, censorship and misinformation (2011)

by Sorin Cerin

The most insidious and vulgar form of bias is its toleration of hatred against the European race, its culture and history, including demonisation of political groups who work for its social and economic interests. Thus Metapedia has taken on the ...

Google previewThe SAGE Dictionary of Sociology (2006)

by Steve Bruce, Steven Yearley

democracy demonisation attitudes and behaviour in high crime areas of the inner city. Now widely accepted, the main themes of that research were then radical: that delinquency was explained by features of groups (rather than by individual ...

Google previewEdinburgh Dictionary of Continental Philosophy (2005)

by Prof. John Protevi

Demonisation and deification are inseparable in mythical thought, as enemies are inflated to superhuman proportions ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Men and Masculinities (2007)

by Michael Flood, Judith Kegan Gardiner, Bob Pease, Keith Pringle

This period's greatest concern, perhaps, hasbeenthewide andconsistent demonisation ofAfrican–American malesinthe public sphere.Awholeracist repertoire of historicalblackmale stereotypeshashelped demonise African– American men in ...

Google previewWords, Lexemes, Concepts, Approaches to the Lexicon (1999)

Studies in Honour of Leonhard Lipka by Wolfgang Falkner, Hans-Jörg Schmid

"Euphemerisation versus demonisation. The pagan gods and KL\- fric's De falsis diis", in: T. Hofstra, L. A. J. R. Houwen & A. A. MacDonald, eds., Pagans and Christians (Germania Latina II), Groningen: Egbert Forsten ...

Google previewTheological Dictionary of the New Testament (1971)

by Gerhard Kittel, Geoffrey William Bromiley, Gerhard Friedrich

which the Pharisees had largely accepted whereas the strongly rationalistic and this-wordly outlook of the representatives of the Jerusalem hierocracy, based upon the Torah and wisdom, naturally resisted the demonisation of everyday life.

Google previewThe Palgrave Encyclopedia of Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism (2016)

by Immanuel Ness, Zak Cope

The genocide perpetuated by Western imperialists on the indigenous populations of the New World and African slave populations of the Middle Passage was followed by epistemicide – the demonisation and disappearance of indigenous ...

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Scrabble value of D2E1M3O1N1I1S1A1T1I1O1N1

The value of this 12-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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