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Just war : psychology and terrorism

Author: Ron Roberts
Publisher: Ross-on-Wye, UK : PCCS Books, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The war in Iraq-seen as part of the wider 'War on Terror' is perhaps a watershed for the discipline of Psychology. This book utilises the invasion of Iraq and the 'War on Terror' to explore  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ron Roberts
ISBN: 9781898059929 1898059926
OCLC Number: 143787264
Description: xiv, 272 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The complicity of psychology in the security state / David Harper --
British psychology's response to the invasion and occupation of Iraq / Ron Roberts --
The war on terror : the road from Belmarsh to Guantanamo Bay / Ian Robbins --
Torture, psychology and the 'War on Terror' : a human rights framework / Nimisha Patel --
The psychology of anti-war activism: The British anti-war movement 1956-2006. Building an enduring anti-war movement / John Sloboda and Brian Doherty --
Relational psychology in the war speeches of Bush and Blair : beyond 'us' and 'them' / Steve Potter and Julie Lloyd --
Power, illusion and control : families, states and conflict / Ron Roberts --
Children and war : making sense of Iraq / Ron Roberts, Majda Becirevic, and Harriet Tenenbaum --
Sleepwalking and totalitarianism : democracy, centre politics and terror / Ron Roberts --
Deconstructing terrorism : politics, language and social representation / Chris Hewer and Wendy Taylor --
A psychology for peace? / David Harper, Ron Roberts and John Sloboda.
Other Titles: Psychology and terrorism
Responsibility: editor, Ron Roberts.

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