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The psychology of genocide : perpetrators, bystanders, and rescuers

Author: Steven K Baum
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Genocide has tragically claimed the lives of over 262 million victims in the last century. Jews, Armenians, Cambodians, Darfurians, Kosovars, Rwandans, the list seems endless. Clinical psychologist Steven K. Baum sets out to examine the psychological patterns to these atrocities. Building on trait theory as well as social psychology, he reanalyzes key conformity studies (including the famous experiments of Ash,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Ebook
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Baum, Steven K., 1953-
Psychology of genocide.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008
(OCoLC)608829771
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steven K Baum
ISBN: 9780521886314 0521886317 9780521713924 0521713927
OCLC Number: 181140679
Description: xi, 255 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Charlotte's question --
A bell curve of hate? --
Perpetrators --
Bystanders --
Rescuers --
Towards an emotionally developed world.
Responsibility: Steven K. Baum.
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Genocide has tragically claimed the lives of over 262 million victims in the last century. Are there really psychological patterns to these senseless killings? Combining eyewitness accounts with  Read more...

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