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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scapegoating

Scapegoating is the practice of singling out any party for unmerited negative treatment or blame .... Scapegoating serves as a psychological relief for a group of people. ..... By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy .

www.psychologytoday.com/blog/hide-and-seek/201312/the-psychology-scapegoating

Dec 21, 2013 ... A good example of a scapegoat is Marie Antoinette, Queen of Louis XVI of France, whom the French people called L'Autre-chienne—a pun ...

changingminds.org/explanations/theories/scapegoat_theory.htm

When problems occur, people do not like to blame themselves. They will thus ... of World War II. In some communities they are still are used as scapegoats.

drscapegoat.com/what-is-scapegoating

By definition, the scapegoat is a person or people “made to bear the anxious blame for ... Change is evolutionary, and people and groups do change; moreover, ...

www.goodtherapy.org/blog/psychpedia/scapegoat

Feb 17, 2017 ... Two people pointing at a man in a chair A scapegoat is a person, group, or entity who is targeted for blame for something he or she was not ...

hbr.org/2017/02/why-you-need-an-imaginary-scapegoat

Feb 6, 2017 ... If Khaled were to point a finger at a real group of people intent on ... a boss) from the start; if we do so, we'll shirk our responsibilities and won't change our actions. ... It's here that scapegoating can be used to our advantage.

psychology.iresearchnet.com/social-psychology/social-psychology-theories/scapegoat-theory

Scapegoat theory refers to the tendency to blame someone else for one's own problems, ... According to Freud, people displace hostility that they hold toward ... target because it cannot retaliate or argue back, as the boyfriend is likely to do.

www.beyondintractability.org/essay/scapegoating

In the West, the earliest use of the term "scapegoat" can be found in early ... The sins of the people thus symbolically transferred to the beast, it was taken out into  ...

www.alleydog.com/glossary/definition.php?term=Scapegoat%20Theory

According to this theory, people may be prejudice toward a group in order to vent their anger. In essence, they use the group they dislike as their target for all of ...