Violent accounts : understanding the psychology of perpetrators through South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission (eBook, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Violent accounts : understanding the psychology of perpetrators through South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Author: Robert Nathaniel Kraft; Project Muse.
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, [2014]
Series: Book collections on Project MUSE.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a compelling study of how ordinary people commit extraordinary acts of violence and how perpetrators and victims manage in the aftermath. Grounded in extensive, qualitative analysis of  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Nathaniel Kraft; Project Muse.
ISBN: 9781479870288 1479870285 9781479821600 1479821608
OCLC Number: 995349749
Description: 1 online resource (1 recurso en línea.)
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction: Crimes of Allegiance 1. Regarding Perpetrators: Studying Collective Violence 2. Apartheid and Amnesty: Managing a History of Sustained Oppression 3. Understanding Crimes of Allegiance: Patterns of Violent Influence 4. Uncovering Truth: Confronting Perpetrators and Victims 5. Reconciling Testimony: A Work in Progress 6. Beyond the TRC: Negotiating the Aftermath of Collective Violence Conclusions: Learning from the Violence of Others Appendix Notes Bibliography Index About the Author
Series Title: Book collections on Project MUSE.
Responsibility: Robert N. Kraft.

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