Chapter 1: Toward a unified theory of objectification and dehumanization. .-Chapter 2: The psychology of humanness. .-Chapter 3: Varieties of (de)humanization.-Chapter 4: Immortal objects: The objectification of women as terror management. .-Chapter 5: On objects and actions: Situating self-objectification in a system justification context. .-Chapter 6: Motivated mind perception: Treating pets as people and people as animals. -Chapter 7: Discrimination,objectification, and dehumanization: Toward a pantheoretical framework.
¿¿Details implications for areas in everyday functioning, such as interactions with people, animals, and objects, violence, and discrimination
Systematically investigates the motivations that underlie both extremes of behavior
Covers relevant research acquired from cognitive and social psychological perspectives