Forbidden Topics…Xenophobia Research Question: Can the actions of the Ku Klux Klan towards African Americans be explained by Xenophobia? Argument: That there are explanations for people’s reactions to fear.Xenophobia doesn’t justify the violence but does explain the fear! Kameron Powell
Research Encyclopedia of American Race Riots Psychological Foundation of Xenophobia http://www.wellness.com/blogs/sydshahid/2009/ what-is-xenophobia-and-what-are-its-serious- consequences-if-we-dont-stop-it/syed-shahid-md Kameron Powell
How did the Ku Klux Klan demonstratexenophobia through their actions andattitude toward the African American race in Southern states?• Narrowed down the • My argument is that topic by analyzing what the Ku Klux Klan xenophobia was then demonstrated found something xenophobia rather than historical to relate it to racism toward African in order to make doing Americans. the research interesting.
Resources• http://www.history.com/to pics/ku-klux-klan (WEBSITE) • The webste explains how xenophobia pertains to the• Xenopobia: The Violence of Ku Klux Klan. Fear and Hate. (BOOK) • This book examines the• XENOPHOBIA IN history of xenophobia, an CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY: irrational fear or distrust of A SOCIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS foreigners. (ARTICLE) • The article discusses the problematique of xenophobia as a subject of study.
Xenophobia and the Klu Klux Klan• Research question: What is the relationship • Book: Less Than Human: Why We Demean, between the Klu Klux Klanand the definition Enslave, and Exterminate of xenophobia OthersCitation:Smith It talks about why we has humans treat• How did you decide on question: Made it people that arent in our same group broad enough to answer and made it so you differently. It shows us the reason why can find useful information on it? people act the way that they do and also talks about if this like how we treat people can change.• Argument: That the member of the Klu Klux Klan suffered from the illness xenophobia and that is why they acted and preformed • Article: The Appeal And Behavior Of The Ku the way they did Klux Klan In Object Relations Perspective." Gives an different outlook on why the members of the klu klux klan came apart of this group and the back ground and some of the psychological issues they might have had • Website: ADL Anti-Defamation League Gives you insight on the extreme ways that the klu klux klan had
Resource• " Klu Klux Klan ." Library of Congress Home. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Nov. 2012. <http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/npc20080 10955/>.