Howard S. Schwartz

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March 23, 2020

Cultural Appropriation, Futbol Lady, and Soccer Man

Howard S. Schwartz

An exchange on an Oberlin College student blog provides an occasion to decipher the meaning of “cultural appropriation.” With the help of psychoanalytic theory, Howard S. Schwartz explains...

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September 3, 2019

The Children of Political Correctness

Howard S. Schwartz

What has caused the fear, intolerance, and aggression of the many college students who demand strict enforcement of speech codes? Howard Schwartz argues that they are the children of a culture that ha...

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April 9, 2018

Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places

Howard S. Schwartz

Howard Schwartz explores the psychological roots of accusations of racism.

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February 24, 2016

Microaggressions and the “Pristine Self”

Howard S. Schwartz

A new definition of political correctness has emerged recently.

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