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Ethics in an age of terror and genocide : identity and moral choice

Author: Kristen Renwick Monroe
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2012.
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What causes genocide? Why do some stand by, doing nothing, while others risk their lives to help the persecuted? Ethics in an Age of Terror and Genocide analyzes riveting interviews with bystanders, Nazi supporters, and rescuers of Jews during the Holocaust to lay bare critical psychological forces operating during genocide. Monroe's insightful examination of these moving--and disturbing--interviews underscores the  Read more...
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Case studies
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Monroe, Kristen R., 1946-
Ethics in an age of terror and genocide.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2011009533
(OCoLC)705568496
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kristen Renwick Monroe
ISBN: 9781400840366 1400840368
OCLC Number: 757753136
Awards: Winner of Giovanni Sartori Best Book Award, Qualitative Methods Section of the American Political Science Association 2013
Commended for Robert L. Jervis and Paul Schroeder Best Book Award, International History and Politics Section of the American Political Science Association 2013
Winner of American Political Science Association Qualitative & Multi-Method Research: Giovanni Sartori Award 2013
Commended for American Political Science Association: Robert L. Jervis and Paul W. Schroeder Best Book Award 2013
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 437 pages)
Contents: pt. 1. the puzzle --
Introduction --
The Holocaust and genocide --
pt. 2. a study in contrasts --
Tony : rescuer --
Beatrix : bystander --
Kurt : soldier for the nazis --
Fritz : Nazi propagandist --
Florentine : unrepentant political Nazi --
pt. 3. cracking the code --
The political psychology of genocide --
A theory of moral choice --
Conclusion : the psychology of difference.
Responsibility: Kristen Renwick Monroe.

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