The Antecedent of Fear in the Public Discourse: From Donald Trumps Nativism to Transgender Bathroom Access
Henrik Gert Larsen*
Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 325N Wells, Chicago, IL 60654, USA
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- Henrik Gert Larsen
Chicago School of Professional Psychology
325N Wells, Chicago
IL 60654, USA
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Received date: May 29, 2016; Accepted date: June 28, 2016; Published date: June 30, 2016
Citation: Larsen HG (2016) The Antecedent of Fear in the Public Discourse: From Donald Trump’s Nativism to Transgender Bathroom Access. Int J Sch Cog Psychol 3: 177. doi:10.4172/2469-9837.1000177
Copyright: © 2016 Larsen HG. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
In the past few years, it would appear that the public discourse relating to social and demographic developments in the US has become louder and more fearful. The current election cycle has seen at least two topics elevated in the public discourse, resulting in almost around the clock coverage by the major US networks: (1) Hispanic and Muslim immigration and (2) the social and civil rights of transgender individuals.