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Values and violence in Auschwitz : a sociological analysis

Values and violence in Auschwitz : a sociological analysis

Author: Anna Pawełczyńska; Catherine S Leach
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Pawełczyńska; Catherine S Leach
ISBN: 0520032101 9780520032101 0520042425 9780520042421
OCLC Number: 4764691
Description: xxxi, 170 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The world outside the camp: frames of reference. The authority of terror. Defense of the dimension of life --
Institutions of state crime --
Living space. At home. The road to work. Space and communication --
Breaking the prisoners' solidarity --
Social differentiation and the odds for survival. Unequal chances on arrival. Unequal chances of defense --
A place in the structure of terror. Penal crews. The privileges of relative stability. Ambiguous privileges. Muselmanner-beyond chance and judgment. Industrial death. The elite --
The psychological relativity of numbers. Size of the apparatus of violence. Colored triangles. Letters and numbers --
Love and erotica --
Socio-economic defense mechanisms. The function and evolution of the camp market. The battle for power --
The organized resistance movement --
Mechanisms of adaption and self-defense. The social experiment. Reduction of material needs --
People and values. Values as a frame of reference. The reinterpretation of moral standards.
Other Titles: Wartości a przemoc.
Responsibility: Anna Pawełczyńska ; translated and with an introduction by Catherine S. Leach.


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