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Understanding genocide : the social psychology of the Holocaust

Author: Leonard S Newman; Ralph Erber
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The contributors of this volume present an authoritative social psychological account of the Holocaust. This is in keeping with the past 50 years of research into and public interest in genocidal  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard S Newman; Ralph Erber
ISBN: 0195133625 9780195133622
OCLC Number: 123124042
Description: xi, 360 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The psychology of bystanders, perpetrators, and heroic helpers / Ervin Staub --
What is a "social-psychological" account of perpetrator behavior? The person versus the situation in Goldhagen's Hitler's willing executioners / Leonard S. Newman --
Authoritarianism and the Holocaust: some cognitive and affective implications / Peter Suedfeld and Mark Schaller --
Perpetrator behavior as destructive obedience: an evaluation of Stanley Milgram's perspective, the most influential social-psychological approach to the Holocaust / Thomas Blass --
Sacrificial lambs dressed in wolves' clothing: envious prejudice, ideology, and the scapegoating of Jews / Peter Glick --
Group processes and the Holocaust / R. Scott Tindale [and others] --
Examining the implications of cultural frames on social movements and group action / Daphna Oyserman and Armand Lauffer --
Population and predators: preconditions for the Holocaust from a control-theoretical perspective / Dieter Frey and Helmut Rez --
The zoomorphism of human collective violence / R.B. Zajonc --
The Holocaust and the four roots of evil / Roy F. Baumeister --
Instigators of genocide: examining Hitler from a social-psychological perspective / David R. Mandel --
Perpetrators with a clear conscience: lying self-deception and belief change / Ralph Erber --
Explaining the Holocaust: does social psychology exonerate the perpetrators? / Arthur G. Miller, Amy M. Buddie, and Jeffrey Kretschmar --
Epilogue: Social psychologists confront the Holocaust / Leonard S. Newman and Ralph Erber.
Responsibility: edited by Leonard S. Newman, Ralph Erber.

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"The well-researched, provocative essays in this volume look at the Holocaust, and genocide in general, from the viewpoint of social psychology" --Choice

 
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