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  1. 5 Essays About Xenophobia

    Learn about the causes and consequences of xenophobia, a fear or hatred of strangers or foreigners, from five different perspectives. These essays explore xenophobia in South Africa, the US, Europe, and the context of COVID-19.

  2. "They Have Robbed Me of My Life"

    The report documents the experiences of non-nationals who faced harassment, attacks, and discrimination by South Africans and authorities in 2019 and 2020. It also examines the government's response and the challenges to combat xenophobia in the country.

  3. PDF Xenophobia in South Africa Nomsa Dumani

    This essay is set to discuss and explore the validity of xenophobia in South Africa. A country that was once a victim of brutality, slavery and hatred towards the black minority. The essay will explain the concept of race and racism and xenophobia of and how it has affected South Africa as a country, its citizens and other countries surrounding it.

  4. Xenophobia: Definition, Symptoms, Traits, Causes

    History. Xenophobia, or fear of strangers, is a broad term that may be applied to any fear of someone different from an individual. Hostility towards outsiders is often a reaction to fear. It typically involves the belief that there is a conflict between an individual's ingroup and an outgroup. Xenophobia often overlaps with forms of prejudice ...

  5. Xenophobia in South Africa

    Siphiwe Mahori was allegedly killed by another Somali shop owner, Alodixashi Sheik Yusuf. Mahori, a South African, was allegedly a part of a group of people who attempted to rob Yusuf's store on January 19. His death sparked a week of mob justice, which appeared to be inflamed by xenophobia.

  6. The Global Rise of Xenophobia, the New Issue of Social Research

    This essay examines American xenophobia to identify some of its defining features. Xenophobia has been built upon the nation's history of white settler colonialism and slavery. It has become part of the systemic racism and other forms of bigotry and discrimination that have defined American society. It has adapted to and shaped successive ...

  7. Understanding Xenophobia in South Africa: The Individual, the State and

    Smith M. (2011). Violence, xenophobia and the media: A review of the South African media's coverage of xenophobia and the xenophobic violence prior to and including the events of 2008. Politikon: South African Journal of Political Studies, 38(1), 111-29.

  8. Why hidden xenophobia is surging into the open

    Xenophobia is often explained as a response to economic insecurity 1 — a reaction to increasing competition for jobs and a related decline in wages, perceived to be exacerbated by immigration ...

  9. PDF Xenophobia: Understanding the Roots and Consequences of Negative

    Xenophobia is typically related to times of economic and political instability or imbalance that result in the migra-tion of large groups of people across borders as well as to the host com-munity's reaction of feeling threatened by the newcomers (Esses et al., 2001; Marsella & Ring, 2003).

  10. Xenophobia: Understanding the Roots and Consequences of Negative

    Xenophobia is presented as a concept descriptive of a socially observable phenomenon. Historical and contemporary expressions of xenophobia in the United States are examined and compared with cross-cultural scholarship on negative attitudes toward immigrants. Last, suggestions are provided for how counseling psychologists can integrate an ...

  11. Xenophobia in Historical Perspective: Causation, Consequences, and

    Xenophobia in South Africa is expressed as negative attitudes toward immigrants, but also it occurs in xenophobic practices such as discrimination, exploitation , and violence. The purpose of this study is to provide a historical analysis of xenophobia in South Africa. It is important to outline the causes and consequences of xenophobia to ...

  12. The Long History of Xenophobia in America

    One of the saddest things I've seen in the past few years is an internalization of xenophobia. I have volunteered in my kids' public high school, helping mostly refugee students write their college essays. Here in Minneapolis, they are largely from Somalia. In 2017, some of my students had been in this country for only four years.

  13. An Analysis of the Causes, Effects and Ramifications of Xenophobia in

    HSRC (Human Sciences Research Council), 2008 ' Citizenship, Violence and Xenophobia in South Africa: Perceptions from South African Communities,' Democracy and Governance Programme, June 2008, Human Sciences Research Council.

  14. (PDF) Understanding Xenophobia in South Africa: The Individual, the

    The 2015 xenophobic attacks are a fresh reminder of anti-immigrant sentiments in South Africa. Since the 2008 xenophobic violence in the country, there has been a growing literature on xenophobia ...

  15. Introduction: Understanding Xenophobia in Africa

    Migration and Xenophobia in Africa. Colonialism militarised African societies and imposed a violent character upon the state, leading to the institutionalization of a culture of violence within the state and society. This explains the diverse forms of political instability, insurgency, terrorism and civil war experienced in many African countries.

  16. PDF in South Africa: Reflections, Narratives and Recommendations

    Xenophobia, simply put, is the fear or hatred of foreigners or strangers; it is embodied in discriminatory attitudes and behaviour, and often culminates in violence, abuses of all types, and exhibitions of hatred. Theoretically, the best, and only, solution is to remove enemy images; however, it is debatable whether this can be done.

  17. What Is Xenophobia? Types & Effects

    Xenophobia refers to the fear, hatred, or prejudice against strangers or people perceived as foreign or different from one's community or culture. It involves hostility and perceived conflict towards those considered an "outgroup.". Xenophobia originates from the Greek words "xenos" meaning "stranger" and "phobos" meaning ...

  18. Xenophobia, nationalism and techniques of difference

    This special issue on 'Xenophobia, nationalism and techniques of difference' begins with a provocation: a series of flags which can be construed as the legitimate narrative around organisation, celebration and campaigning, an urgent call for action or solidarity. Two versions of the same flag are presented that are essentially formal ...

  19. South Africa on the precipice of explosive xenophobic violence: UN

    The experts noted that xenophobia, especially against low-income, African and South East Asian migrants and refugees, had been a feature of South African politics for many years. In 2008, for ...

  20. Xenophobia, prejudice, and blame in pandemic times

    The COVID-19 pandemic has reminded us time and time again, through deeply painful lessons, that epidemics of infectious diseases may be biological in origin but our collective understandings of them and their impacts are social. From US Supreme Court rulings on mask and vaccine mandates in December, 2020, and as recently as January, 2022, to xenophobia, racism, and the blaming of disease ...

  21. Xenophobia: Definiton, Pronunciation, Examples, and More

    Xenophobia is an extreme, intense fear and dislike of customs, cultures, and people considered strange, unusual, or unknown. The term itself comes from Greek, where "phobos" means fear and ...

  22. Xenophobia

    Xenophobia is associated with foreigners. It is also associated with guests and even strangers. The feeling of high levels of antipathy or fear towards foreigners is called xenophobia (Wolpe 111). This fear is usually irrational and is associated with some emotional problems though sometimes it can be exhibited by people who are emotionally sound.

  23. Causes of Xenophobia and How You Can Fight It

    A recent example of xenophobia is the increased number of incidences of violence in the U.S. against Asian-Americans since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. Several cities across the U.S. have ...