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What Slaveholders Think: How Contemporary Perpetrators Rationalize What They Do

Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick
Tue
Feb
06

In his new book, Choi-Fitzpatrick explores the ways contemporary slaveholders talk about exploitation and emancipation. Surprisingly, slaveholders often insist that they had their victim’s best interest at heart. This rare access to a stigmatized population provides insights into how people feel when they get stuck on the wrong side of history.


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Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick

Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick, assistant professor of peace studies at the University of San Diego’s Kroc School of Peace Studies, focuses his research on politics, culture, technology, and social change...
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