North-Dakota-town-rallies-against-white-supremacist-takeover

Legitimation of White Supremacist views

There is a process by which people come to understand that their belief systems are
acceptable to themselves and the society in which they live. This process is generally referred to
as legitimation.  This paper explores ways in which White Supremacists come to justify their anti-social beliefs.

Read the paper here:  legitimation_patterns