Journal of Primary Prevention

, Volume 12, Issue 2, pp 149–167 | Cite as

Racism and humiliation in the African-American community

  • Jean T. Griffin
The Humiliation Dynamic: Viewing the Task of Prevention From a New Perspective. Part I Section Two: Those at Risk of Humiliation


This paper examines the relationship between the humiliation dynamic and individual, institutional, and cultural racism. It concludes with suggestions for reducing humiliations based on racism.

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Humiliation racism prevention of 


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© Human Sciences Press, Inc. 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean T. Griffin
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  1. 1.University of MassachusettsBoston

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